Gervace William Huestis

    • Gervace William Huestis
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    We regret to advise the death of Gervace William Huestis (Ret'd) in Toronto, ON, on 8 July 2003 at the age of 85 years.

    Gervace was born and raised in Toronto. He was a veteran of the Second World War who served with the Royal Canadian Engineers in Canada from November 1944 until May 1946.

    Before the war, Gervace had started a career in professional golf as a caddy and then served as Assistant Professional at the Ladies Golf Club in Thornhill, ON from 1938 to 1940. In 1940, he married and took a steady job with the Canadian Postal Service. Gervace ontinued to work for the Postal Service until his retirement in 1973 after which he continued to work at a golf course owned by his son and daughter-in-law for several years. {dcOct19 wrd} [zpp, zbd]