It is with deep sadness we announce that Jerry passed away on March 16, 2023, at the Hospice of Windsor. He was born on September 11, 1930, in Moncton, New Brunswick. Jerry was the son of the late Linus and Annie (Cameron) Lund. He was the beloved husband of the late Maureen (Finn) Lund (2003) whom he missed dearly for over 20 years. Jerry was a loving father to eight children and he will be greatly missed by John and Peggy (O’Brien) Lund, Robert Lund and Linda de Montigny, Barbara (Lund) and Keith Thibert, Michael and Lorraine (Kirwin) Lund, Judy Lund and Greg McIntosh, Mary (Lund) and Damir Magic, Brian and Cinda (Hilton) Lund, and Carol Lund. Much loved grandfather to 25 grandchildren: Sean, Keely, Dominik, Dérek, Mark, Michelle, Jeffrey, Lauren, Michael, Danielle, Eric, Justin, Tyler, Matthew, Jacob, Samantha, Ethan, Diana, Thomas, Robert, Nadia, Emmett, Rachel, Olivia and Serena. Jerry also had 8 great grandchildren: Henry, Maizie, Maren, Lucy, Zayn, Zuri, Rhys, Maeve, and one more on the way. Jerry is survived by his dear brother Ralph (late Lavetta) and sisters-in-law Sheila (late Cameron Lund), Madge (late Bazil Lund) and Eleanor (late Joseph Finn) as well as many nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by siblings Urban, Walter (late Lenore), Harold, Marie, Elroy, Peter, and Beverly, and in-laws Veronica Finn, Francis and Doris Finn, Patrick Finn, and Clarice (Finn) and Frank Friesen.
Jerry established friendships with many over the years. Thank you to Steve for all your kindness, and to the many incredible neighbours over the years. A special thank you to his health care team for their hard work and dedication.
Jerry started his 40-year career at Ford Motor Company as an apprentice Tool & Die Maker at the Ford Trade School before moving into their Engineering Department. He earned a Business Diploma from the University of Windsor (night school) while working full time.
Jerry was a great athlete, establishing a tradition of family ice hockey that continues to this day. Jerry enjoyed playing in a work golf league at Dominion Golf Course. Summers were spent visiting Jerry’s family in New Brunswick, which was always a great vacation and felt like a second home to his children.
As a father, Jerry was dependable and steady, always there for his family. Jerry and Maureen had very high expectations for their children. They encouraged and proudly supported them in all their endeavours.
Visitation will be at the Windsor Chapel Funeral Home (3048 Dougall Ave Windsor) on Thursday, March 23 from 2-5 & 7-9 pm. Mass of the Resurrection will be at the Faith Community Sacred Heart/Immaculate Conception at St. Michael’s (2153 Parkwood Ave Windsor) at 11:00 am on Friday, March 24. Cremation and interment at Heavenly Rest Cemetery to follow on Saturday. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, to the Hospice of Windsor or your charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to www.windsorchapel.com.