Gemmill, Paul Michael
Sadly the family announce that Paul passed away in the Perth hospital on Tuesday, July 5th, 2022 with his daughters by his side, at the age of 75 years, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Paul was predeceased by his parents Andrew and Mary Elizabeth (Milotte) Gemmill and his siblings Jim (Marg) Gemmill and Francis (Pauline) Gemmill.
Paul will be sadly missed by his wife of 53 years, Dolores (Schonauer) Gemmill, his daughters Cheryl Gemmill, Nicole Gemmill and Michelle (Brad) Reid, brothers Bob (Valerie) Gemmill and Ian (Doris) Gemmill and sister Beth Rochon. He was the proud grandfather to Colin, Faith, Austin, Victoria and Alannah.
From a very early age Paul loved to hunt and fish and learned an appreciation for the beauty of nature. He was a very hard worker with the Ministry of Natural Resources in the forestry department, and Ontario Hydro. He also ran his own sawmill and logging business. Paul was a well known amazing fiddle player much in demand with all the local bands.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the McDonald's Corners Agricultural Hall on Sunday August 7th, 2022 from 1:00 to 4:00 P.M. Arrangements are in the care of Blair & Son Funeral Directors, Perth.
In remembrance of Paul, contributions to Irving Greenberg Family Cancer Centre, 3045 Baseline Road, Nepean, ON K2H 8P4 would be appreciated.