Gord was born and raised in Cambridge (Preston), Ontario and is predeceased by his parents Sydney, 1997 and Nellie (nee Russell), 1968 along with sisters Isabelle Morris and Jessie Coleman. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Gord was a veteran of the Army Reserves and served as a Military Police Officer in 1957 – 1964. He was very active in Boy Scouts of Canada for many years in both Cambridge and St. Thomas, Ontario.
Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life with family and close friends will take place at a later date.
The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to Dr. Coulter and the team at Parkwood Hospital and to the healthcare team in the Respirology Department at LHSC Victoria Hospital.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Gord are asked to consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Lung Association. Online condolences may be left at www.foresticitycrematons.com.