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It is with heavy hearts, that we announce the passing of, Gerald Drisdelle, 84, of Dieppe, on Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 at his residence, with his family by his side.

  Born in Joggins, NS, he was the son of the late Thimothee and late Alida (née: Cormier) Drisdelle.

He will be greatly missed by his wife Dora (née: Cormier); his daughter, Gisele (Walter) Penney of Dieppe; his son, Michel (Nancy) Drisdelle of Dartmouth; his four sisters: Cecilia (Ken) Doucette of Brantford, Elizabeth May of Dieppe, Yvette (Harold) Buckley and Dorita (Pat) LeBlanc both of Halifax; his brother, Valerie (Susan) of Penobsquis; his six grandchildren; his six great grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his half sister, Doris and also by his half brother Arthur.

Masks are mandatory and social distancing must be respected.

Visitation will be held from the Chartersville Funeral Home, 363 Amirault Street, Dieppe (857-1901), on Thursday, November 19th 2020 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm and also on Friday, November 20th 2020 from 9:30 to 10:30 am.

A private service by invitation will be held.

Interment at Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery, Dieppe.

Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

*Please note that in error we published in the Times & Transcript visitations for Wednesday, November 20, 2020 when it should have been Friday, November 20, 2020.