Mr. John Gear of Carbonear, who passed away peacefully at the Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, September 28, 2011. Mr. Gear was 74 years old. He leaves to mourn his loving family: Wife: Rita Gear; Children: John (Elaine) Gear, Glen (Alison) Gear, Wanda (Brendan) Smith, Stephen (Joanne) Gear and Michael Gear; Grand Children: Billie, Ronnie, Sarah, Matthew, Emily, Olivia, Madison, Liam, Jessica and Jordan; Sister: Kathleen Kavanagh; Brother-In-Law: Richard Marshall. Predeceased By: Daughter: Catherine Gear; Parents: Alexander & Catherine Gear; Sisters: Margaret Marshall and Mary-Alice (William) Carney; Brothers: Michael (Mary) Gear, Edward (Ellen) Gear, Alexander Gear and Thomas (Marian) Gear; Brother-In-Law: Jack Kavanagh.
The Funeral Mass will take place at St. Patrick’s R.C. Church and Cemetery, Carbonear, on Friday, September 30, 2011 at 2 P.M.
The Family will be receiving relatives and friends at SLADE’S FUNERAL HOME POWELL DRIVE, CARBONEAR between the hours of Thursday: 2- 5 p.m. and 7 - 9:30 p.m. and Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The Family will be leaving Slade's Funeral Home at 1:45 p.m. on Friday.
As expressions of sympathy flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the John Gear Memorial Fund.