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In Loving Memory of

Geraldine Lee Hough


Obituary of Geraldine Lee Hough

HOUGH, Geraldine Lee “Gerry”
Peacefully passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2021 after a long battle with cancer. Gerry will be treasured by her beloved husband Doug and by her children Blair Hough (Sarah Laciok), Abbey Hough (Sean McCann), and grandchildren Carter and Barrett. She will forever be in the hearts of her parents John and Fannie Motchka.
Gerry will be remembered by her siblings Maryann Motchka (the late Thomas Clyde Henry), John Motchka (Debbie Dell), Cindy Motchka (Harland Kurt Vaughan), and by many nieces and nephews.

Gerry worked for 30 years as an insurance agent for CAA and Statefarm. She volunteered with the TAAA, and spent many weekends at the Thorold Arena watching her daughter figure skate and her son play hockey. Gerry loved volunteering for the “Friends of the Carousel” and enjoyed painting the horses and figures on the Port Dalhousie Carousel. She also loved playing baseball, and was always sure to have the Blue Jays game on. Her schnauzers were her pride and joy, spending time with Rudy and Bowser gave her lots of happiness.

As per her wishes cremation has taken place. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133). In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Walker Family Cancer Centre; this would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences and donations may be made on Gerry’s tribute page found at EssentialsNiagara.com.

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Linda West
2 years ago

So sorry to hear this sad news.
Gerry showed strength and determination as she fought for so long to beat this horrible disease.
I will always remember her laugh , it struck me as so genuine , just like she was .❤

Sharon Langdon
2 years ago

I am so sorry for your loss she was a great person 😢

Karen & Barry Gillis
2 years ago

Barry & I send our deepest sympathies to all of Gerry’s family. She fought so hard for so long. She was one of the strongest and bravest people we know. She faced this long battle with strength and courage and always had a smile in her face whenever we saw her. Rest In Peace Gerry.

Barbara Tronzo
2 years ago

Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers. My deepest condolences.
Lots of Love & Hugs
Barb Tronzo xoxo

Robin, Gary, Andrew & Cassie Osborne
2 years ago

Gerry was a talented, kind hearted, friend and neighbour. She will be deeply missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with Doug, Abbey and Blair and the Motchka and Hough families.

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Joanne and Tim whalen
2 years ago

Tim and I are thinking of you all at this time. Gerry was a wonderful person and a longtime friend. May she now rest in peace

Jane (Black) Werner
2 years ago

Thinking of you during your time of sorrow. Prayers be with you all. 🙏❤🙏

Mike Marsden
2 years ago

Sending love and prayers to you and your family. She was truly one of a kind a warm hearted caring woman. I remember those early mornings at the arena. She always had a smile on her face.
Love the Marsden family

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Andrea and Brett Kilian
2 years ago

Gerry was wonderful. We are so sorry for this great loss. She was always so thoughtful and we were constantly blown away by her creativity: she could make anything. It was very clear that she loved her family very much. We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. Love Andrea, Brett, Richie and Annie Kilian .

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Amanda Cote
2 years ago

Abbey and family, so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time

Tammy & Joe Viele
2 years ago

Thoughts and prayers to the family..She was wonderful and will be missed dearly 💞


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