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Oshawa Funeral Home

847 King Street West, Oshawa, ON

OBITUARY

Gerald "Jerry" Mark Nemish

March 23, 1957June 7, 2019

NEMISH, Gerald “Jerry” (CPGA Golf Professional over 40 years) Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Port Perry on Friday, June 7th, 2019, at the age of 62. Beloved son of James Nemish and the late Kay. Loving father of Julie (Andrew) and Mark. Will be sadly missed by his brother Jim and his niece Jacquelyn. Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Tuesday, June 11th from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. MARY OF THE PEOPLE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 570 Marion Avenue, Oshawa on Wednesday, June 12th at 11:00 a.m. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Please feel free to share any memories and/or condolences with the family by clicking the "Add a Memory" link below.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Memories

Gerald "Jerry" Mark Nemish

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Kevin Duignan

August 4, 2019

Sincere condolances from the Duignan Family of Oshawa. Jerry was a class-mate of mine at St. Christopher's Catholic School. We also played many sports together in our younger years and Jerry introduced me to golf. Many fond schoolyard and sporting memories. Jerry was a great pleasure to grow-up with. Kevin Duignan Peterborough Ontario.

Jim Watson

June 23, 2019

Jerry will be dearly missed by all of us in the golf community. He was a great gentleman and I alway looked forward to our chats about golf. My sympathies and condolences to the entire Nemish family. RIP my friend..

Michelle and Jeff Glendinning

June 18, 2019

Hello Jim and family

Sorry we were unable to attend the visiting or service for your brother, please know that you and your family have been in our thoughts and prayers. I hope you find comfort in all the support you have near and far....
God Bless you all
Michelle, Jeff, Emily and Alisha Glendinning

Darlene & Ruben DeFrance

June 14, 2019

Our sincerest condolences and prayers to Jerry's family and friends. We have know Jerry for approximately 20 years. He was an extremely gracious man and always had a smile. Year after year we hosted the Heidi Golf Classic at Lakeridge Links and Jerry was always there for us.

Darlene & Ruben DeFrance

Sharon Cullen (Davis)

June 13, 2019

To the Nemish family,
I am sorry to hear of the passing of Jerry. My sincere condolences.
My memories of Jerry go all the way back to our high school years at the Oshawa Catholic High. He was my very best friend back then. We double dated for years and still hung out until our children came along and then our lives changed. I am remembering all the great times we had together and so many laughs. He was an amazing person and had a heart of gold. He will always be in my heart and deeply missed.

Ronald Jones

June 13, 2019

To the Nemish family: I was sorry to hear of the passing of Gerry. We had lots of laughs and good times at the Golf Course. He will certainly be missed by everyone. My thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Remember and cherish the good times.

Duncan Butler

June 12, 2019

While the focus at work was always the golfer, Jerry and I had no shortage of conversations in our too-few years together. Many of the subjects personal, other topics occasionally included golf and, more often, family, friends, and our shared pleasures of hot tubs and wine. We had a great many laughs and some tears along the way. I know I am not alone when I say I miss Jerry. Deepest sympathies to friends and family. Rest in peace, Jerry.

Simon Hawrysko

June 12, 2019

Omg so sad. I was just 21 learning the game late start when he was at windchestor golf club. Great man. Will b missed

Sue Sheridan

June 11, 2019

We have had the pleasure of knowing Jerry for the past 11 years. He was a dear friend to many people on Fralicks - so much more than a simple neighbour, he was family. Always willing to flash that fabulous smile, share a joke (often at the expense of his dear friend Mike), lend a hand, and stay positive in the face of the life hurdles we are all too often faced with.
One of the many memories that stand out for me, was the joy on his face, when he was able to leave the hospital, when I saw him on the street, out in the garden - where he loved to be, I ran up to him and embraced him - our dear friend, despite his failing health, embraced me back, smiled, took off his baseball hat, and laughed that his barber had taken too much off the top. Jerry loved life, and he loved his family, in particular his favourite people in the world, his children - who he spoke of often - Mark, you have the same smile as your Dad - share it often, through you he lives on.

Gary Armstrong

June 11, 2019

Sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. Our deapest sympathy to his brother Jim and the whole Nemish family. He was a classy man. RIP
Gary & Robbin Armstrong

FROM THE FAMILY