- 50 years old
- Date of birth: Apr 24, 1961
- Place of birth:
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
- Date of passing: Jun 29, 2011
- Place of passing:
Casa Grande, Arizona, United States
|Let the memory of Gerald be with us forever|
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Gerald Stewart, who was born on April 24, 1961 and passed away on June 29, 2011. We will remember him forever.
Today we lost a grandfather, father, husband, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend - Gerald "Gerry" Stewart. He passed at 11am at Casa Grande Regional Medical Center after a cardiac procedure. This website will be updated with information related to services and arrangements.
Our family thanks you for all the support!
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This website is intended to be a living-memorial.... please add stories to the story page, add a photo, include a tribute if you wish! Thank you all for sharing and being a part of Gerry's life!
Memorial Services will be held at the Community Church of Joy, 21000 North 75th Avenue Glendale, AZ 85308, at 3:00pm on Wednesday, July 6th, 2011.
Graveside service will follow at Phoenix Memorial Park, 200 West Beardsley Road, Phoenix, AZ 85027. (Approximately 4:30-5:00pm)
Reception will be held at Local 359 2604 E Adams, Phoenix, AZ 85304. (Approximately 6:00pm)
Wednesday Weather - Party cloudy, 10-20% chance of thunderstorms - low 89 - high 104.
"Two years later & I still can't believe you are gone. The hole that was created with your passing can never be filled. RIP."
"Missing you. 2 years yet seems like we just lost you. RIP"
""Happy Birthday; my friend" You were a great leader and very instrumental to be this local forward. This membership really misses your ability to resolve issues. We lost a great person, a great human being and an excellent Manager; no doubt in the mind that you were one of the best managers in the western states for the SMW members."
"Happy Birthday Gerry,still think of you and miss you every day. Always will."
"Happy Birthday Uncle Jerry. Love you. Miss you."
"It doesn't seem possible that the time has passed so quickly. Famiy and friends miss you, but also know that you are in a better place, and that they will see you again. Your birthday is a time to remember and to celebrate the life that you lived."
"First I want to say Happy Birthday to my Little brother. Really miss you and think of you daily. Still cannot believe you are gone. Praying you are happy and fishing somewhere. Second I want to thank all the nice people who wrote tributes to my brother, its nice to know he was so special to so many people."
"Happy Birthday Brother"
"Gerry is missed by his colleagues at the Sheet Metal Workers Western States Council. We miss his sense of humor and warm friendship."
"Happy birthday Dude!!
We miss you.........."
"Today marks the 51st Birthday of Gerald Stewart. Gerry - we love you, we miss you, ... Happy Birthday Uncle Gerry!"
"Stewart Easter wasn't the same this year. Your sister misses you so much. Life just doesn't seem the same without you. We all know you are looking down on us just shacking your head telling us to get busy and strt enjoying life again. We miss you greatly!"
"Intel is booming unemployment is down brother,I can see your smile,You'd be fillled with not only happiness but joy! Happy birthday!!!"
"RIP Brother You will be missed, but not forgot. Thank you for everything you accomplished and all your hard work at making our Union a better, stronger, brotherhood."
"I extend my sincerest sympathies to the family, friends and union brothers and sisters of dear Gerry. I met Gerry in early 2007. I was just elected President of the Bricklayers Union. I had no experience as a union rep, my bag of bricklayer tools was still in the back of my truck. The Sheetmetal"
"Gerry sacrifised his every waking moment with the best interests of his union brothers/sisters and the labor movement,at heart. He always lived as a champion for the greater good of Local Union 359."
"Gerry was a great leader, sheetmetal worker, and most of all a great person. I will always remember him ."
"I will miss Gerry very much. He was always up-beat and willing to help his fellow man. I pray his family finds peace during this time of sadness."
"Gerry- a classmate, boss, leader and champion of right. And will be missed by all that knew him. All his family and friends are in my thoughts and prayers. I miss you, my friend."
"Gerry you will be missed and not forgotten, You were a great Business Manager. Rest in peace Gerry."
"To Gerrys family and loved ones our prayers and thoughts go out to you. He will be greatly missed,it was an honor to work side by side with Gerry to help better the lives of working people."
"Just to let everyone know,Gerry visited me at JC Lincoln Hosp, after my 3rd Heartattick. He was really worried about my intensions about continuning work. He talked me into taking my retirement and check-out the way it should be.Happy,with my family. Thank you so much Gerry."
"My heart and prayers go out to the family, friends, and the Sheet Metal Workers in this loss. I was honored to have worked with Gerry (from the other side of the table). I connected very quickly with Gerry and appreciated his professionalism and honesty. I will miss him a lot."
"Gerry had a genuine concern and love for his brothers and sisters in the labor movement. I appreciated the time he took to listen to my concerns and will miss our little chats. Goodbye my brother, you are in a much better place. Thank you for always having my back."
I would like to share a song with all visitors, enjoy. Ned"
""Gerry, I would have personally thanked you in the Fall when school started again at ASU for writing me the Letter Of Recommendation I ask from you for my scholarship funding." Your deep felt input on your letter was moving, thanks for helping brother. Ned Morris (USMC)."
"From the entire Hart Family, we feel your sorrow. Our prayers are with The Stewart Family. Especially, with Elena, children and grandchildren. God be with each of you during this time of grief."
"When I walked into 2604 E Adams that day it seemed as though I was entering it for the first time.The glue that held us all together was gone.My friend and mentor Gerry wasn't There.My prayers and thoughts will be with the family always"
"Throughout our course in time, men will be raised up to full fill a need and obligation only to become great men of courage and honor to benefit those that are in need. Truly Gerry will be missed. He was one of the greats. God now has him in his hands."
"Gerry was in fact a true leader and will be missed. Gerry was always ready to lend a hand, we will miss you."
"We have very few true friends in life......Gerry was one to me. He touched a lot of lives and always in a positive way....He gave of himself his time and devotion which is the greatest sacrifice anyone can make........"Love you Man"... we are going to miss you ......"
"As you grieve know that we are remembering you and honoring the memory of Gerry Stewart. I will never forget you union brother!!!!"
"Gerry allow me to be his roommate in Chicago for the ICB/TABB Conference & we shared some Navy stories & few other thing. I'm very grateful that you are my friend & a union brother. You will be very missed, my friend.To the Steward Families, my deepe"
"Gerry will be missed by every person in Arizona who works for a living. He was a union leader who stood up for all working men and women, not just those in his union. He had a heart of gold and was always there for those in need. Bless you."
"It is a sad day for all who knew and loved Gerry. He was a good son, brother, uncle, nephew, husband, dad and friend. His work ethic for his union was exemplary. He is in God's care now and I pray for his family asking God to comfort them."
"I had the privilege of working side by side with Gerry, he dedicated his life to the betterment of Local 359, its members and the Labor Movement. He enjoyed classic movies, classic cars and was a history buff. Gerry, you can Rest in Peace knowing tha"
"it was with great sadness we have lost a true brother in our union brotherhood. he was a great man and a great teacher. my prayers go out to gerrys family. you will be missed my friend. thanks for the memories that you have given us. god bless"
"I consider Gerry a friend and brother,a teacher,a Leader in times when Leaders are few. I looked forward to seeing him again. We are all at a Loss. I Pray Gerrys family can find peace. Godspeed Gerry"
"To Gerrys family and loved ones our prayers and thoughts go out to you.He will be greatly missed,but I can say it was and still is an honor to be his friend and brother.God bless you all."
"My husband and I have known Gerry and his family for 31 years, there wasn't a time he didn't have a joke to tell us or a story to share. His love for cars brought my husband and him closer. Gerry will be deeply missed, my thoughts and prayers go ou"
"Although no words can really help ease the loss of Gerry. Just know that the Stewart family is in our thughts and prayers. Please know that we are here for all of you. Richard,Mary and Marina"
"I send my depest sympathy and prayers to gerrys family he was a wonderfull human being and he will be missed but never forgotten have a peaceful journey my union brother"
"Gerry was 5 when he was our ring bearer as I married his sister, Judy. As an only child, I now had a little brother. We played Risk, built cars, and lovingly argued everything to his sister Judy's despair. I miss my little brother and cherish his mem"
"Gerry, i want to thank you for always helping this brother, i feel a great loss today. may your family know you are loved by many & i am one who does. UNITED FOREVER MY FRIEND.. God needed a business manager, he got a great one"
"Sorry for your family's loss today!- Julie"
"" Today the world lost a great man who valued human life and made the lives of those around him happier and better. Gerry was my cousin and even though we lived in different states he still held a since of honor toward me, my brothers and sisters. We"
"Dear brother jerry I will never forget how you took me in.... a guy from new york gave me a start in the arizona local you became my friend as well as a confidant. Will always cherish the times at the restaurant after union meeting R.I.P my friend"
"Today I'm saddened by the loss of my uncle He always told me the truth whether I wanted to hear it or not for that I'll always love and Respect my uncle Gerry blessings to my aunt and cousins"
"Gerry was a friend a Brother, a happy soul. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family. I will miss you greatly Brother. Bye Gringo Gerry!"
"We remember Gerry as a gentle giant but with strong convictions. He loved his family and Linda and I were lucky as his long-distance cousins to know that love. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife and the Stewart family."
"Kerri, words can not express how sorry I am for your family's loss. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. It is clear that your uncle was a wonderful man and was greatly loved! He will live forever in your hearts..."
"An amazing leader and loyal to the core. You always knew what side Gerry was on, it was the side of the workers. He was a great friend to me and always called and asked what he could do to help and followed through time and time again. Workers los"
"Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for a while, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.Gerry & I became Friends on The T.I Project in Vegas ,I will miss him! HEY L.A."
"Today's passing of a great Union leader, Union brother and what meant most to me, A great friend. Brings sadness to my heart.I will always remember and miss you even more Gerry!"
"Today has been very hard. Uncle Gerry has always been a big part of my life and a big influence on my family. I'm going to miss our discussions and his laugh. I love you Gerry & I will miss you greatly!!!"
"It is with great sadness that I launch this website in memory of my uncle Gerry. As a child he was the 'horse' that let me take a ride around the house and I will never forget the love he had for me or our family. - I will miss you Gerry!"
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