Garrett Maher

Maher- Peacefully surrounded by his loving parents at the L.H.S.C.-Victoria Hospital, London on Monday January 15, 2018. Garrett Lee Maher, age 35 yrs. of Corunna. Much loved and treasured father of Madison Smids-Maher. Loving son of Dave and Cynthia Maher of Courtright. Dear brother of Darren Maher of Calgary. Garret will be fondly remembered by; his grandfather, Jim Dawe of Courtright; his aunts and uncles, Linda Trotto (Cosmo), Bernie Dawe, Marilyn Farrington (Don) and Brian Maher (Judy) and his cousins, Vanessa, Julianna, Jonathan, Melissa, Sabrina and Adrian. He was predeceased by his grandparents, Voida Dawe and Theresa and Albert Maher. Garrett was a very loyal and proud employee of Cope Construction for many years. Born on November 5, Guy Fawkes Day, it was only fitting that Garrett loved anything to do with fire; be it lighting bonfires or setting off fireworks. He was an avid cook who enjoyed trying new and favoured family recipes and growing his own vegetables and herbs. Friends will be received at the Knight Funeral Home, 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna on Friday January 19, 2018 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph’s Church, Corunna on Saturday January 20, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Dan Vere celebrating. Interment will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Corunna. In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the Madison Smids-Maher Education Trust Fund or to the Charity of One’s Choice. Messages and condolences may be left online @ Knight 519-862-2845.

Visitation Information

Friday January 19, 2018 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.


Madison Smids-Maher Education Trust Fund Charity of One's Choice

Funeral Date

Funeral Mass 11:00 a.m. Saturday January 20, 2018 from St. Joseph's Church, Corunna

20 thoughts on “Garrett Maher”

  1. Lisa, Don, Colby and Ryan Stewart

    Cynthia, Dave and Darren and Madison

    So sorry to hear of Garrett’s passing. He was a great father to Madison. Our hearts go out to her as well as you all. He would often stop out on the porch to say hello when visiting you guys. The Cope truck was always in the neighborhood. Our deepest condolences.

  2. Our deepest sympathy. Garrett was a super nice guy. I met him about 12 years ago, he was just getting into estimating and brought in a quote for a job we were working on. He stayed longer then usual we talked for a good hour. Every time I would see him we would have a conversation, he did his job very well and was well liked in the construction industry.
    RIP Garrett… so young

  3. My condolences to you and your Family. I am so sorry to have heard about the passing of Garrett please know Iam thinking of you all at such a difficult time. Prayers and strength being sent your way

  4. Carrie (Bruner) McLaughlin

    Dave,Cynthia and family, I’m so very sorry to hear of the loss of your son Garret. Please know that I’m praying for all of you during this time. Your a wonderful family please know my thoughts are with you. Carrie

  5. Grant Boyko & Family

    Darren, and the Mahar Family.

    We are so sorry to learn about the loss of Garrett. Our sincere condolences. We hope that you find strength and support in the fond memories you have of Garrett, and in the love of family and friends around you.

  6. Dave, Sherri and I are so sorry for yours and Cynthia’s loss at this time. There are no words that can give you any peace right now I’m sure. Just know that you and your family are in my family’s thoughts and prayers.

  7. My Family and I would like to extend our deepest sympathies. I worked on Construction Projects with Garrett since his first days with Cope Construction. We would start our discussions about the projects we were working on together and would end up talking about our kids. It was always easy to tell how deeply he loves his Daughter. Garrett and I had our hockey game type relationship but at the end of the day we were good friends, respected each other and I will miss him very much. So sorry for your loss. I am very sad that I will be unable to attend and pay my respects. Best wishes Madison, your Dad spoke of you with nothing but Pride.

  8. I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Garrett. I have known him through business for as long as he worked at Cope.
    He was a hard worker and good at what he did. I had a lot of good conversations with him over the years. May God richly bless your family at this very difficult time.

  9. I’m so sorry to hear of this tragic death. Your family has always been a good friend to us. And we remember when you were there for us when our Mom died. And Mme. Maher remains my favourite French teacher of all time. I wish I could be there to pay my respects in person. My sincere condolences to the whole family. May God comfort you in this difficult time.

  10. kay , george hammond

    Dave , Cinthia and family . Our prayers are going to you . We are so sorry to here about Garrett’s passing. Our love and hugs go out to all of you.

  11. Rolly & Joyce Lacroix

    Please know that we are thinking of you in this time of sorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  12. So sorry to hear of your loss. I went to Father Gerald Labelle with Garrett and occasionally kept in touch over the years. What a good guy.

    Deepest sympathies,

  13. Rita and Rudy Bot

    Dear Maher family,

    We are very saddened to hear of the loss of your son, and Madison’s father.
    May you feel comfort and support from family and friends. God bless you all as you journey through this difficult time together.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Rita and Rudy Bot
    (sister and brother-in-law of Madison’s Opa, Sandy Smids)

  14. I was deeply shocked and saddened to hear of Garrett’s passing. I am very sorry I am unable to attend the funeral to express my sincere condolences in person.

    Garrett had an infectious personality. He was charismatic, genuine and loved to laugh. Above all he had fierce unabiding love for his daughter Madison.

    Thinking of you all at this very difficult time.

    Brad Pleavin

  15. Jim and Joanna Martin

    Please accept our Christian sympathies to Madison and to everyone in Garret ‘s family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  16. I never talked to Garret or got the chance to know him but he seemed like a nice and great guy to be neighbors with I send my thoughts and prayers to his family he was very young and alot going for him and I’ll never forget seeing him everyday when I still lived in corunna. I’m sorry for the loss

  17. Joanne, Ryan, Christopher & Nathan Whitney

    Dear Cynthia, Dave & Darren:

    Sending my sincere sympathy to you in the loss of your dear son, Garrett.

    I remember Garrett and Nathan playing together when we lived in Courtright.

    May your wonderful memories ease your grief at this sad and difficult time.

    Thinking of you…
    Joanne & family

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