Garry John Countess, 72, passed away Friday, May 18, 2012 at Leamington District Memorial Hospital in Leamington, Ont.
Beloved husband of Jan; dear father of Jennifer Countess (Dennis Neufeld), Dr. Robert Countess (Sarah), and Rebecca Countess; and loving grandfather of Jadyn and Adam Neufeld, and Madeleine and John Countess.
Garry also is survived by many special cousins, nieces, and nephews.
After retiring from Northern Community Development Services in Fort Frances, Ont., Garry moved to Leamington. He spent his retirement doing what he enjoyed, bird-watching, square dancing, photography, and reading.
He also enjoyed travelling around the world and to visit his grandchildren.
Garry spent many hours at Point Pelee National Park and was chairman of the Camp Henry Board for the park.
Cremation has taken place.
A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, July 14, 2012 in Leamington.