Miles E. Gerrish

  • Born: May 20, 1949
  • Died: June 4, 2018
  • Location: Hooksett, New Hampshire

Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium - Hanover Street

243 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Tel. (603) 625-5777

Tribute & Message From The Family

Miles E. Gerrish, 69, passed away peacefully on June 4, 2018 after a short illness at Lahey Clinic in Burlington, MA. Born May 20, 1949, he was son of the late Marvin and Leona Gerrish. He enjoyed 32 ½ years of marriage with Susan Gael (Kace) Gerrish, and was proud father to their son, Matthew (Matt) Miles Gerrish.

Raised in Manchester, he graduated from Central High School and Saint Anselm College. He later went on to study at Lakeland College and California Coast University. He was employed at Marden Rehabilitation of Ohio, where he was Director of Business Development for the country.

A devout Christian, Miles loved God and found great comfort in his faith. Miles loved sports and working out; he played professional basketball in Europe, and even tried out for the Celtics. In his down time, he enjoyed reading. Most of all, he was a devoted family man who cherished time spent with his family.
He leaves behind his wife, Susan (Sue) Gerrish; his son, Matthew (Matt) Gerrish; his sister, Ann Gosselin and her husband, Donald; his nephews, Michael and Mark, and niece Michelle; as well as several great nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

Services will be Saturday, June 9, 2018 with a gathering from 11am-12pm with a celebration of life at 12pm at Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 243 Hanover Street, Manchester, NH.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to New Horizons , 199 Manchester St, Manchester, NH 03103 or New Hampshire Food Bank, 700 East Industrial Park Drive, Manchester, NH 03109.


Condolence & Memory Journal

So sorry for your loss. Rest In Peace my friend. An old teammate.

Posted by Jean Poirier - Lake Orion, MI - Friend   October 01, 2018

I'm very sorry for you and your family's great loss. He was a very hard working good Christian man, with an excellent sense of humor. he will be greatly missed.

Posted by Travis Deschenes - Hooksett, NH   June 09, 2018

Dear Sue and family,

You are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. May the love and support of family and friends bring you comfort.

With Deepest Sympathy,

Posted by Lauren LeClair - Gilford, NH - friend   June 09, 2018

My heart goes out to the Gerrish family for their loss. For those of us who grew up with Giz in Lincoln Park, his friendship, smile and stature will forever be in our memories. Basketball in the park...cruisin' in his Impala... We'll miss you big guy!

Posted by Scott McDonald - Allenstown, NH   June 08, 2018

My heartfelt sympathy. Cherish the memories

Posted by Denise Fay - Manchester, NH - Friend   June 07, 2018

Our deepest condolences to you and Matt. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Sandy, Chris, Joe and Tim Duffy - Hooksett, NH - Friend   June 07, 2018

The Mayors family of Hooksett would like to send our deepest sympathies to you Sue and Matt, during this most difficult time.

Posted by Cathy Mayor - Hooksett, NH   June 07, 2018

My sincere condolences to the family of Miles Gerrish. Miles(Giz)was someone I literally looked up to as we grew together in Lincoln Park.He was an inspiration to me and so many wonderfull memories will be cherished forever.
Rest in peace my friend.

Posted by Lenny Law - Broomfield,Colorado   June 07, 2018

Today the world has lost a True Blessing and I have lost my Best Friend.

Posted by Lou Mariano - Orlando, FL   June 06, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with you Sue and Matt. May God be with you during this difficult time.

Posted by Beth Champagne - Franklin, NH - Friend   June 06, 2018

So sorry for your loss. I hope your family will find peace.
Stephanie (pare)Richard (an old friend of mark's)

Posted by Stephanie Richard - Bedford, NH - Family Friend   June 06, 2018

Oh Sue, Kathy and i are shocked my Miles's passing. Our heart and love and prayers are for you Matt.... Love you, Grady and Kathy

Posted by Grady Crews - Bow, NH   June 06, 2018


Sue & Matt,
It was a true blessing to know Miles and share our faith in Jesus Christ. We had some awesome times together and will miss him greatly. His smile and laughter will remain as wonderful memories. He loved you both so much and when he spoke of you his eyes would sparkle. We pray God's comfort will surround you and hold you tight as you walk through this valley and begin life anew without Miles. We are here for support any time you need. Our sorrow comes not for Miles as we know he is in a great place getting all the answers he sought. Our sorrow comes in having to say so long for now as we know we will all meet again.

Posted by Mark & Sylvia Boody - Manchester, NH - Family Friend   June 06, 2018

I am so sorry to hear of Miles' passing. I will keep you in my prayers during this difficult time.

Posted by Beth Harrison Cutliffe - New Castle, NH - Friend   June 06, 2018

Please accept our sympathy at this most difficult of times. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Swede and Dottie

Posted by Dorothy Nelson - Fremont, NH - Family Friend   June 06, 2018

My heart goes out to Sue & Matt and the Gerrish Family. Praying you heal fast, knowing he is in God's presence. I'm here for you, love always,

Posted by Sharon Grant - Hooksett, NH   June 06, 2018

Thoughts and prayers are with the family of Miles.

Posted by Roger & Louise Gosselin - Manchester, NH - Family Friend   June 06, 2018

Gerrish Family,
Always smiling and a gentle person..Surley he is
in Heaven.
Rest In Peace Miles and God Bless your Family.
Chick Bowers

Posted by Chick Bowers - New Smyrna Beach, FL   June 06, 2018


My deepest sympathy,my heart and prayers go to you Sue and Matt.

Posted by Cynthia Moquin - Manchester, NH - Friend   June 05, 2018

Dear Gerrish family and friends, with my deepest sympathies of someone so dear to you. With gratitude, your Miles spoke of Heaven with me when we met last, which he & I found utter peace and reassurance in.

Posted by Mark Silva - OH - Coworker   June 05, 2018

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