Gary VanEvery

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VanEvery – Gary Andrew (Jess)

It is with heavy hearts that the family announces his sudden passing, peacefully at home in his sleep on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at the age of 72.  Jess leaves behind Beth, his wife of 51 yrs . His four daddy’s  girls Con (Moon), Angel (Wayne), Tiff, Bug (Byron). Grandchildren Andrew (aka Ben), Dustin, Ode, Shelby, Kendra & Ezra & his great grandkids Kaiden & Kemryn.   Also survived by his sisters Eva & Diane also brother Allen.  Predeceased by his parents Jim & Rose (nee Staats) VanEvery, brothers Tom, Bob, Dick, Kenny & Freeman, sisters Wilma, Minnow & Brenda.  He enjoyed his retirement after 27 years at Six Nations Roads Dept.   Although Jess never had any sons he was a referee and coach of hockey, lacrosse & ball.  He used his eagle eye during his refereeing days of both hockey & lacrosse.   Jess was the first Referee-in-Chief for Six Nations Minor Lacrosse & he also pioneered the first Six Nations girls’ box lacrosse team in the late 70’s & early 80’s.  Anyone who knew Jess, knew he never stayed still.  

We will remember our dad for his phrases:
‘Well I guess, I better go burn one.’ & ‘Well I guess, I better go make the run.’ & ‘Well I am going to spincity.’

He will also be sadly missed by his Pugs, lawnmower, garden & The Bullshit Table.

Resting at Styres Funeral Home, 1798 4th Line Rd., Ohsweken after 6 pm. Wednesday where funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 11 am.  Interment St. Paul’s Anglican Cemetery, Six Nations.


Posted by Brenda J Sault on
A great man and will be missed by many was a great brother -in-law my prayers and love to all the family
Posted by carla & wayne on
sending our sincere condolences to the family....he will be missed
Posted by Melissa on
My condolences to the family.
Posted by Rick Morris on
From all of us at CALEDONIA AUTO SUPPLY, our deepest condolences at the loss of a great man, he will be greatly missed.
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