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MONTREAL, OCTOBER 21, 2014 – The John Grant High School Community in Côte Saint-Luc had the opportunity to honour the life of Brandy Gerro at a memorial celebration organized by Joseph Monachino, Spiritual and Community Animator. 

The service allowed staff and students to pay tribute to Brandy and celebrate what made her special, memories that will live on in each person who met her.  The service included an address by the school’s principal James Fequet, student read poems, songs, lighting of memorial candles, and a video presentation created by Brandy’s teacher Ms. C. Rendell-Green.

The memorial celebration allowed all present the opportunity to reflect upon the memories of Brandy that will forever remain in the hearts she touched, and on the gifts that we each share with the world each and every day that create change in others.  The celebration was followed by a balloon release, memorial walk and BBQ.  The John Grant students and staff have also raised funds in Brandy’s honour, and would like to thank the community at large for all those who donated on her behalf. 


Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213