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EMSB MOURNS THE LOSS OF 14 YEAR OLD STUDENT

MONTREAL, SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 – It is with a heavy heart that the EMSB community mourns the sudden passing of 14-year-old Brandy Gerro, a student at John Grant High School in Côte Saint-Luc.

Brandy, the daughter of Keith Gerro and Alison McLean and sister to four siblings, passed away on August 27. She was a member of the EMSB family for a number of years. Following her graduation from Westmount Park Elementary School, Brandy enrolled at John Grant High School and studied there for the past two years.

The visitation will be held on Saturday, September 6 from 2 – 4 pm at Feron's Funeral Home/Urgel Bourgie: 2630 Notre-Dame Ouest.

The funeral will immediately follow the visitation at 4 pm. Students attending must be accompanied by their parents.

Due to Brandy’s sudden passing, donations to help ease the funeral costs will be greatly appreciated. Cheques can be written to The English Montreal School Board and sent to the attention of Margaret , John Grant High School, 5785 Parkhaven Avenue, Cote Saint-Luc, Quebec, H4W 1X8. The phone number for the school is 514-484-4161.

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Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213
E-mail: mcohen@emsb.qc.ca