Jerry Longboat Sr.

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Jerry Patrick (Jeep) Longboat Sr.
October 27, 1938 – November 15, 2020

It’s with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our father, grampa and great-grampa Jerry Patrick (Jeep) Longboat Sr., in his 82nd year of Bonita Springs, Florida.   He is survived by his wife, Janice (nee Michalski) Longboat. Jerry was born on October 27, 1938 at Six Nations of the Grand River. Predeceased by parents, Helen (nee Peters) & Gordon Longboat, infant daughter Crystal Longboat and infant granddaughters, Onesa Longboat-White and Shae Madeline Montour.  Brother to Ida Martin and MaryAnn Aaron.  He is survived and will be remembered by his children Rhonda Longboat of Walpole Island, Deneen (Steve) Montour of Six Nations, Jerry (Jeep) Jr. of Ottawa, and Claudine (Randy) Longboat-White of Kenora and their mother, V. Janice (nee VanEvery) Longboat. Grampa to Justin, Neeg-ya, Aleshanee, Jessica, Loretta, Shelby, Skylar, Cecil, Maize, Malou, Mael, Titus and Noah.  Great Grampa to 11 great-grandchildren. He will be remembered by numerous nephews, nieces, and extended family members. As a young man, Jerry was an avid car enthusiast and athlete.  Jerry was a graduate of Caledonia High School and attended Radio College of Canada and graduated as an electronic radio operator. Jerry worked as a radio control operator for 10 years at airports in Port Rowan, Manitolin Island, and Timmins, ON after which he moved on to work for Michigan Bell Telephone and retired from AT & T Telecommunications Company.  Jerry spent a majority of his life in Michigan and some time in New Jersey, eventually retiring to Bonita Springs, Florida. A memorial will take place at a later date due to Covid-19.


Posted by Bob doxtdator on
Condolences to the family it is always sad to lose a family member
Posted by Tracy on
Love you Uncle Jerry, until we meet again.
Posted by Lori Harris on
Sending love to my cousins on the loss of their dad, mom Ida and aunt Mary for their loss of their brother. RIParadise Uncle Jerry.
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