LATTA, Geraldine “Gerry” Helen (Glidden) - 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). Memories and condolences may be sent online at HREF="">
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Bill Mollitor
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
I am so very saddened to hear of your loss. I remember Gerry as a very kind and friendly person with a big heart and smile. Rest in peace Gerry.
Mrs. Kathy Brown
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Dear Latta Family: So sorry to hear about Gerry's passing. May your memories comfort you at this sad time. Kathy
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Posted by Qamar Khan (Former colleague) On Thursday, February 22, 2018
Dear Latta Family,

Just learned of Gerry’s passing. Very shocked and saddened by your loss. I taught with Gerry and got to know her well. She was an excellent teacher and very sweet and kind. Jen, special condolences to you. Really difficult to believe the news. I pray for her soul to Rest In Peace.


sincere sympathy
Posted by Carol,Allan Morwood (friend) On Friday, February 16, 2018
I just heard of her passing,so sorry, she will be dearly missed by all. Cherish the happy memories,thinking of you Ray and family at this sad time,Sincerely Carol,Allan Morwood
With sympathy
Posted by Allen R. Wells (Neighbour) On Friday, February 16, 2018
It is appropriate that Mrs. Latta passed away in Heart and Stroke month; a charity with which I long associated her. My sympathy to her relatives and friends.

So Sorry
Posted by Sharon Cathcart (Friend) On Thursday, February 15, 2018
Sorry to hear of Gerry’s passing. She was a dedicated volunteer for Diabetes Canada & I always enjoyed our talks while walking under the bridge. Thinking of you all at this sad time.

Posted by Amy (Nurse) On Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Thinking of you alll, what a beautiful soul, Raymond you were such a kind caring husband and she was peaceful. May all your memories live in

Nurse Amy

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