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Gerard Jude Touchette  

Gerard Jude Touchette

July 16, 1949 – May 30, 2015

Gerard Jude Touchette, age 65, of Earleville, MD, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family, on Saturday, May 30, 2015.

Born in Rumford, Maine on July 16, 1949, Gerard was a son of the late Albert J. Touchette and Jeannette (Desjardins) Touchette. He made his career as a technician with the Cecil County Public School District.

In addition to his parents, Gerard was preceded in death by his brother, Raymond. He is survived by his wife of 10 years, Gabriella (Rosu) Touchette; sons, Brian Touchette of Newark, DE and Kevin Touchette, of Wood Dale, IL, both formerly of Norway, ME; stepsons, Alexandru and Florin Iftinca both of Earleville, MD; and sisters, Louise Caron and Doris Stone both of Rumford, ME.

A memorial service will be held at 6 pm on Wednesday evening, June 3, 2015, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 pm until 6pm. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cecil County Public Schools, Attn. Technology Scholarships, 201 Booth St., Elkton, MD 21921.

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  1. Karen Boulden, June 1, 2015

    Please accept my heartfelt condolences.
    Gerry was a kind and caring man . Always smiling and greeting everyone with his delightful and friendly personality. He will be greatly missed.

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  2. Karen Ellis, June 1, 2015

    sending our love and prayers to surround you…

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  3. Gerald K. Widdoes, June 2, 2015

    Deepest sympathy from the staff and owners of Elk Lanes in Elkton. Gerry was a regular lunch customer and will be missed by all. We often laughed when the name Gerry was called and we both looked.

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  4. Walt Osborne, June 2, 2015

    Brian,

    Walt and I are deeply saddened over the loss of your Dad. It is so very difficult to lose a parent at any age, and we hope there will be fond memories of your father that will help ease the pain. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Peter, and your extended family during this most difficult time.

    Peace and love,

    Walt & Walt

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  5. Sandi Bradford, June 2, 2015

    I’m so sorry for your loss, Brian. My thoughts are with you and your family. – Sandi

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  6. Paul B. Tillman Ph.D., June 2, 2015

    Kevin, Sorry to learn of your father’s passing. My thoughts are with you during this time.

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  7. Diane Estes, June 2, 2015

    Gerry was one of the nicest people I worked with at CCPS. He was always willing to help and always had a smile. My deepest sympathy to you.

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  8. Merle F. Knotts, June 2, 2015

    Dear Brian: I was terribly grieved to hear of your fathers death. There is so little one can say to comfort you in such a bereavement, but I want you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Merle

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  9. Gina & Dave Hastings, June 3, 2015

    Brian, we are so sorry for your loss. No words can really express our deepest sympathy for you and your family right now. We wish peace, comfort and uplifting thoughts, positive energy, and that amazing healing power that comes from within us all at times like this, when we least expect it. More than ever, I’m so happy you have your amazing man Peter by your side now, a partner to hold you steady when things are dark, and it’s hard to see through your tears. Your father was blessed with a wonderful son, and I’m sure if the rest of the family is anything like you, your parents had a wonderful family, and many blessings, and much to be thankful for. Dad was very blessed to have you all by his side, in life, and in his last moments. I can only imagine the joy he felt in those last moments, with all of his loved ones gathered around, total peace and tranquility, very beautiful. Love you, Brian & Peter

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  10. Annette Caron Nash & Family, June 3, 2015

    Brian & Kevin,
    So sorry for your loss. God Bless!

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  11. Katia Foret, June 3, 2015

    Brian, My deepest sympathy to you and your family. He was too young to go but I hope you enjoyed time with him and have precious memories you can, someday, include into one of your Play creations.
    Katia

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  12. William Fellner, June 4, 2015

    Brian, I was saddened to hear of your father’s passing. You have my sincere sympathy. –Bill

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  13. April and Jim Kendra, June 10, 2015

    Dear Brian, our warmest thoughts are with you and your family. Much love, April and Jim

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