Gerald Batman

Died: Fri., Oct. 16, 2015

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Gerald Thomas Batman
A former resident of Sheguiandah.
Died peacefully at Manitoulin Centennial Manor,  on Friday, October 16th, 2015 at the age of 94.
Born to Mae (nee Connor) and Stan Batman, in Howland Township, on October 25th, 1920.
Former husband of Wilhelmine (nee Ferguson).
Father of
Sandra Valiquette (Dennis),
Carol Sheppard (Ron predeceased),
Tom Batman,
Todd Batman.
Grandfather of
Cindy, Chad, Cara
Darcy, Paul, Robert, Adam.
Great grandfather of
Bradley, Christian (predeceased)
Ben, Willow,
Tyler, Avery, Lindsay, Tory, Garrett, Knox, Sulla.
Brother of
Ralph Batman (friend Deanna),
Ruth Hall (Harold predeceased).
Brother  in law of Francis Batman predeceased.
Will always be remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Gerry was a multi-talented man.  For over 40 years he did excellent body work.  He also was a good carpenter, he built the motel in Sheguiandah, made boats and even skis.  He canned everything, cooked, and was  amazing  at making apples pies.  Gerry served in the army as a cook and barber.

Graveside service at Elmview Cemetery Friday, October 23rd, 2015 at 1:00 pm.
Come and Go Tea, at the Sheguiandah Seniors hall to follow.
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ruth chisholm mohammed
   Posted Sat October 17, 2015
another life lived is now at rest...r.i.p....sincere condolences to family and friends!

Linda May
   Posted Sun October 18, 2015
My condolences go out to all the family

William Orr
   Posted Sun October 18, 2015
Our condolences the family and frends

Don and Gertrude Cooper
   Posted Mon October 19, 2015
Gerry has lived a very long life and we send our sympathies to all the family members. We will be away on Friday so will not be able to attend the graveside service but we will be thinking of you then.

Linda & Tony Rosato
   Posted Tue October 20, 2015
On behalf of ourselves, our staff and residents, Tony & I would like to extend our heartfelt sympathies to all of Gerry's family members. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Martha Gabow
   Posted Tue October 20, 2015
Carol. Please accept my condolences on the passing of your beloved Father. Martha

Phreddie Shore
   Posted Wed October 21, 2015
So Sorry to hear..condolences to family

Bill and Darlene Hardy
   Posted Wed October 21, 2015
Dear Sandra, Carol, Tom, Todd and families: Sincere sympathy in the loss of your dad. He was a part of Manitolin life and work for the a good many years. May God surround you with love, peace and comfort. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
Bill and Darlene Hardy, Woodstock, ON

Harold and Faye Clarke
   Posted Thu October 22, 2015
Sandra, Carol, Tom, Todd and families
Just heard that your father passed away
Our condolences to all of you. We have some
great memories of Gerry and he can now watch
The Sun go Down on Gallway Bay!

Angelle Marcotte
   Posted Wed October 28, 2015
Sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Batman. Always looked forward to having him share his binder full of memories. He made sure to bring it with him when he would come in for his eye exams...condolences go out to the whole family.

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