Burial for Mr. Rahn will still take place today, however the Celebration of Life at Yip Cider has been postponed till tomorrow, Tuesday January 17th, 2023
It is with great sadness the family of Gerald Albert Rahn wish to announce his unexpected passing on Sunday January 8, 2023 at the Saint John Regional Hospital with his family by his side. Son of Oliver A. and Gertrude S. (Hickey) Rahn, and beloved husband of Margaret Ellen (Dixon) Rahn.
Gerald is survived by his wife; Margaret, five daughters; Rachele (Daniel) Rahn, Elita (Woody) Rahn, Heather (James) Rahn, Jennifer (Oliver) Rahn, Patricia (Mario) Rahn, one son; Matthew (Melissa) Rahn, grandchildren; Alexia, Juliana, Jessie, Sophia, Stanley, Caleb, and Max, one brother; Jonathan (Gayle) Rahn, two sisters; Jane Rahn, and Barbara MacKinnon, and sister-in-law; Jewel Rahn.
Gerald is predeceased by his parents; Oliver and Gertrude, and one son; Jerrold James Rahn (2004), one brother; Daniel Rahn, and brother-in-law; Gordon MacKinnon.
Gerald was born in New Market, Ontario in 1949, but grew up in the North End of Saint John, and later built his home and raised a family in Carter’s Point on the Kingston Peninsula, a place Gerald often referred to as God’s Country. Gerald was a talented artist, sign painter, and a 25 year veteran of the Canadian Pacific Railway.
The arrangements are under the care and direction Castle Funeral Home, 309 Lancaster Ave. Saint John, N.B. (634 1701). A graveside burial will be held on Monday January 16, 2023 in Harding’s Point Cemetery at 2:00 pm, following, A Celebration of Gerald’s Life will be held at Yip Cider (3015 Route 845 Long Reach, Kingston Peninsula) on Tuesday, January 17 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Online condolences can be made at www.castlefh.ca