The Reverend J. David Gingrich

January 22, 1947 - February 24, 2013

GINGRICH, The Reverend J. David On Sunday, February 24th, 2013, Dave entered into and received the total fullness of his covenant blessing. Much loved husband of Marg. Honoured and loved father of three wonderful daughters, Michelle and her husband Raphaël Srawley, Melissa and her husband Brent Ward, and Meghan and her husband Howard Black. Grandpa and “hero” to Jonah, Emily, Ethan, Judah, Juliette, Zachary, Mélodie, Leia and Liam. Brother to Rick and his wife Sue. Much loved and respected spiritual father to many sons and daughters around the world. Former pastor of First Baptist Church, founder of Sonrise Christian Academy, and President of Gospel Crusade of Canada. A celebration of Dave’s life will be held at First Baptist Church, Picton on Saturday, March 2nd at 1:00 p.m. Officiated by Dave’s long time friend, Pastor Dennis Pringle. Spring interment at Quaker Cemetery, Bloomfield. If desired, the family would appreciate donations to Gospel Crusade of Canada which will benefit Le Petit Bouquet des Enfants Orphanage in Haiti. (Cheques only please) The family will receive friends at the church on Friday, March 1st from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday from noon until time of service. Arrangements entrusted to the Whattam Funeral Home, 33 Main Street, Picton, ON. On-line donations and condolences at