It is with great sorrow that the family of Gerald Wallace Allan, 52, announces his passing on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 in Trinidad.
Gerald, the only son of Wallace and Gladys Allan, was born Nov. 28, 1960 in Emo, Ont.
He graduated from Fort Frances High School and then Confederation College in Thunder Bay. After graduation, he accepted a job with an oil company in Alberta.
He worked in the oil industry the rest of his life, living in many different countries, including Singapore, Kazakhstan, Russia, Malaysia, and Trinidad.
Gerald is survived by his wife, Efrilyn and her daughter, Mari Ann; his three sons, Christopher, Justin, and Mathew and their mother, Wendy; four sisters, Marilyn McNally, Sharon (Les) McNally, Lorraine Loveday, and Norma (Ron) Both; his aunt, Alice Allan; and many nieces and nephews.
Also morning his passing are his in-laws, Edward and Susan Enriquez and their family, Emalyn, Edson, Edward Jr., Efrilrose, and Eric.
Gerald was predeceased by his parents, Wallace and Gladys Allan; and two nephews, Keith McNally and Wally McNally.
Gerald lived his life to the fullest. He loved spending time with his boys, and also enjoyed skinning, golf, deep-sea diving, and Hashing.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Northridge Funeral Home in Emo, with Rev. Frances Flook officiating.
Interment will take place in the Emo Cemetery.
The pallbearers will be his three sons, Christopher, Justin, and Mathew; and his nephews, Lyndon Mc Nally, Gary Loveday, Allan Loveday, Randy McNally, Murray Both, and Larry Both.
The honourary pallbearers will be his nieces, Marlene Ritchie, Dawn McNally, Audrey Marshall, Tammy Strachan, Michelle Anderson, Christine Loveday, and Sandra Both.
If desired, in memoriam donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be offered at www.northrdgefuneralhome.com