September 16, 2022
MARTIN, Geraldine Marie – Unexpectedly but peacefully at the Palmerston and District Hospital on Friday, September 16, 2022 in her 74th year. Beloved wife for 54 years of George Martin. Loving mother of Kevin Martin, Kelly Martin and her husband Brent, Mike Martin and his partner Tania, and Paul Martin and his partner Loretta Jane. Dear grandmother of Greg, Quinn, Neil, Sean, and Heather. Geraldine will be missed by her brothers Marvin Grimes (Barb), Ron Grimes (Rose), Terry Grimes (Kattie), her sister Yvonne Grafe (Riney), and by her sisters-in-law Margaret Dally (late Lorne) and Anne Symonds (Wayne). Predeceased by her siblings Eleanor and Allan.
Geraldine loved to ski and camp, both with her friends and family. George and Geraldine loved to travel whenever they could, often to Florida to watch Nascar.
At Geraldine’s request, private family interment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery, Mount Forest.
Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Geraldine are asked to consider the Arthritis Society of Canada or Diabetes Canada.
England Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.
So sorry to hear about Geraldine's passing. We spent many years together at St. Mary's Elementary school. I have found memories of our childhood at the school. My sympathy to all of the family.— Julia Cardone, October 17, 2022
So sorry to hear about Geraldine’s passing. Prayers for George and Geraldine’s family and all of the Grimes family. It has been a very difficult year. A big family reunion in heaven and it’s not thunder you’ll hear but the Grimes sisters laughing.
We are so sorry to hear of Gerry's passing. She was a beautiful person both inside and out. RIP Geraldine! Sandra Fettes & Dave Walker
George and family - we are so sad to hear of Geraldines passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Doug and Cathy Rice
My deepest sympathy to the Grimes and Martin families on the passing of Geraldine. She was such a lovely lady and I sure enjoyed my visits with her. RIP Geraldine— Shirley Moore, September 20, 2022
Martin and Family, so sorry to hear of your loss. Geri and you were great neighbors on Richvale Drive. Marlene,the boys and I send our deepest condolences.
Bryan & Marlene Rashleigh
George and family,
So very sorry to hear of Gerry’s passing, but remembering some great times we had when we were living on Richvale Dr in Brampton. May she Rest In Peace.
Our Sincere Heartfelt Sympathy on the death of your loved one. We heard wonderful comments many years ago from Harry Martin, her father - in - law. Reading her Obituary, it was great to hear of some of her life enjoyments with her husband George for over 50 years. May her soul Rest In Peace. Sincerely, Bob and Mary McIntee, Mount Forest— Bob and Mary McIntee, September 19, 2022
Oh my sister. How I will miss you. Will miss our infamous laugh fests in person or the phone. Will treasure the memories. Big hugs to George, all the kids and grandkids. Love to all of you— Reiny and Yvonne, September 18, 2022
Condolences to all the family. George I just cant get my head around this. We had been friends for years. She was such a wonder mother grandma and friend. Please reach out to me if there is anything I can do for you We had so many good times. Just got to try to hang on to them. Love to you all. Brenda and family— Brenda Shelvey, September 18, 2022
Sincere condolences to the Martin and Grimes families. George, we are so very very sorry to hear of
Gerry’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. Gerry will truly missed.
Margaret Mary XOXO
Sincere condolences to the Martin and Grimes Families. Geraldine had the greatest smile and wonderful laugh, she could light up the room.— Judy Rosebrugh, September 18, 2022
George, your family and extended family,
So very sorry for the unexpected loss of Geraldine. She was such a fun lady and will be sorely missed by all. Take care. Stephen and Maureen
Our sincere condolences on Jerry’s passing to George, her family and friends. We will miss a wonderful neighbour.— Gord and Mary MacEachern, September 18, 2022
We are so very sorry .— The Vihos Family, September 18, 2022
My condolences to Uncle George, Kevin, Kelly, Mike and Paul and your families for your loss.
I will always have fond memories of the time spent with Aunt Jerry.
We are saddened to hear of Jerry’s passing. Our deepest sympathy to George, her children & grandchildren. Another “Grimes” lady with a beautiful smile & contagious laugh who will be missed by her family & friends! RIP Jerry!
Norm & Janet Freiburger
George and family we are so sorry for your loss. I have so many wonderful memories of Gerry. She was a wonderful friend for many friends. Her laughter and smile was contagious! Such a warm fun loving person. She will be so missed by all who knew and loved her. Our thoughts and prayers to you all during this difficult time.— Linda and Bryan Reynolds, September 17, 2022
So sorry for your loss Mike and Greg
May she rest in peace.
Always in our hearts and memories. I can hear the laughter of the Grimes girls up in heaven as we speak and Aunt Helen and Uncle Clarence shaking their heads and grinning 😉— Julia and Paul Belanger (O’Donnell), September 17, 2022
George and family, please except our condolences on the passing of Gerry, she will surely be missed. Our prayers are with you and your family— John M Downey, September 17, 2022
Oh Geraldine. I'll miss you. We had such fun together when we were kids! You made me laugh all the time. Connecting again as adults was such a gift! Your exuberant nature, your kindness, laughter & loving ways will be missed. Your dear sister & brother will welcome you home.
Deep condolences to your husband & your children, grandchildren & siblings. Thinking of you until we meet again. 🍂💗🍂
So very sorry to hear this about Jerry. Such a treasure of a girl. She will be missed by many but will be laughing with Eleanor in heaven now. RIP. I have included a picture from a St Mary’s School reunion a few years ago. Both Jerry and Eleanor are in it.— Ruth Truax, September 17, 2022