Captain Gerald (Jerry) William Meehan, Ret’d. Born on 4th August 1931 in Point Charles, Quebec. Passed away 28th December 2011, in Chilliwack General Hospital after a long fight with COPD and congestive heart failure. He is survived by his loving wife Sheryl and his son Shawn Meehan and daughter-in-law Evelyn and granddaughters Brittany and Rebecca. Daughter Marion Nelson and granddaughter Jessica and grandson Ryan. Predeceased by his son Jamie. Jerry enrolled in the Canadian Armed Forces and was a Gunner and Supply Officer and retired as a Warrant officer. His military service took him across Canada and overseas. He was instrumental in the Army Cadet Corps for years and spent his summers in Vernon at Cadet Camp and retired as a Captain. He also spent years working for Provincial Corrections, Federal Corrections, and spent over 14 years as a guard for the Agassiz RCMP. A Celebration of his life will be held on 28th January 2012, at 1300 hrs (1:00 pm) in the Agassiz Legion, Agassiz, BC.
If friends and family so desire donations can be made in Jerry’s name to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Family contact: Penny Colman, 604-798-5207.