Garry Swailes

Obituary of Garry Swailes

Swailes, Gerald Allen “Garry” Peacefully at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Thursday November 9th, 2023, at age 82. Beloved husband of Mary Swailes (nee McHugh) for 62 years. Loving father of Margaret, Brenda (Dale Ball), Michael (Nicole), James - predeceased (Lisa), Patrick (Jennifer). Cherished grandfather of David, Sean, Rebecca, Noah, Daniel, Andrew, Jessica, Christine, Brandon, Mitchell, Ethan and 14 great grandchildren. Loving son of Berth and the late Gerald Swailes. Dear Brother of David (Hilda), Douglas (Valerie), Mary Lou - predeceased, Jerleen, Susan, and Peter (Kim). A private family graveside service will take place at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Cemetery in Orillia and a celebration of Garry’s life will be held at a later date. The family wish to offer a sincere thank you to Dr. Stuart and all the staff at Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Harvey 2 for their excellent care and compassion. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Sacred Heart Church, “We Look Forward Fund” through the Simcoe Funeral Home, 38 James Street E., Orillia (705) 327 0221. Messages of condolence are welcomed at


St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery
7975 Higway 12
Orillia, Ontario, Canada

Memorial Donations

Sacred Heart Church, “We Look Forward Fund”