It is with deeply saddened hearts that we announce the passing of Gerry Latta at Bluewater Health on Monday, February 12, 2018, surrounded by her family at the age of 77. Beloved wife of Raymond Latta for 55 years. Loving mother to Dale (Dawn) and Todd (Jennifer) Latta. Caring grandmother to Brooke, Brett, Cameron and Andrew Latta. Remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Joseph and Helen Glidden and her sisters Betty (Jack) Osborne, Audrey (Bill) Calder and Rita (Les) Lea. Gerry was a teacher with the Lambton Kent District School Board. She volunteered for the Canadian Cancer Society, Diabetes Canada, Inn of the Good Shepherd Food Bank, and by reading to ESL students. Gerry enjoyed playing golf, tennis, and bridge and loved art, especially painting. A special thank you to Dr. Taylor, Dr. Maddison, and the staff of Bluewater Health for their care and compassion. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be held in Grand Bend Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Bluewater Health Palliative Care or the Inn of the Good Shepherd (cheques only at the funeral home please).
Geraldine “Gerry” Latta
VisitationFamily and friends will be received at Smith Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
ServiceA funeral service will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at 11:00 a.m.
DonationsSympathy may be expressed through donations to Bluewater Health Palliative Care or the Inn of the Good Shepherd (cheques only at the funeral home please).
February 13, 2018 10:41am
Raymond and family,,,deepest condolences from the Parsons family,,so sorry for your loss.
February 13, 2018 09:57am
It's been difficult not to see Gerry's smiling face at the diner for her diet coke or lemonaide with lots of ice. Her laugh will be missed the most.
With our sincerest condolences to her family, her friends at the Ole Country Diner.❤
Dave Pauline Mitchell
February 13, 2018 08:08am
We are so sorry to hear about Gerry. Our thoughts are with Ray and the family. Memories are a wonderful thing.
February 12, 2018 11:04pm
So very sorry to read about the passing of your wife, mom and grandma. A strong and determined lady with a heart for helping. Thinking of all of you at this sad time.
Paula, Steve, Megan and Aaron Norcross ❤️
February 12, 2018 07:38pm
Ray, Dale and Dawn, Todd and family. My condolences on the passing of Gerry. I remember her as a wonderful lady.
Bre Houtby Family
February 12, 2018 05:11pm
I’m so sorry for your loss. May beautiful memories carry you through this difficult time.
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