We regret to inform you, that Gerald Skipwith of Skipwith & Associates Insurance Agency Inc. passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
The funeral will be held at the Low & Low Funeral Home, 1763 Reach Street, Port Perry, ON L9L 1P2 on Saturday, May 11 at 3:30pm. A reception will follow. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 10 from 7 – 9pm and Saturday, May 11 from 2:30 – 3:30pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Gerry’s favourite charity, Ducks Unlimited.
He passed peacefully in his sleep as a result of a stroke suffered on Tuesday night.
He started Skipwith & Associates 25 years ago in Port Perry, Ontario. He built the company from a small one man office selling individual life insurance into one of Ontario’s larger group brokerage firms, providing group benefits and retirement services to small and large companies alike.
In recent years, he has spent his time with his wife, Lorraine, enjoying their hobby farm in Port Perry.
He will be missed by his family and friends.