Of Hantsport, originally from Corner Brook, NL in his 84th year, died peacefully in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville on Saturday, December 15, 2018.
Left to mourn are his wife of 60 years, Sheila (nee Hedges); sons, Stephen (Monica), Cow Head, NL and Paul (Brenda), Gander, NL; sister, Jean, Windsor; grandchildren, Beth, Cow Head, NL; Charlene (Brian), Gander, NL, and Dwayne (Meagan), St. John’s, NL; great-grandchildren, Carson, Aaron, Gabriel and Martin.
Besides his parents, Harry and Allison (nee Dean) of Newcastle on Tyne, England, Gordon was predeceased by sisters, Margaret and Cecil (Corner Brook, NL) and brother in law, Parker Regan (Windsor).
Gordon worked 25 years for the Bank of Montreal, serving in Curling, Corner Brook, Botwood and St. John’s, NL and Moncton, NB and Halifax. He enjoyed a second career with Modern Paving in St. John’s, NL before retiring to Hantsport. He was an active member and contributor to the Avon United Church, Hantsport. He will be remembered for his gregarious laugh and participation in community activities, especially cards.
Arrangements have been entrusted to DeMont Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 419 Albert Street, Windsor (902-798-8317), where a funeral service celebrating Gordon’s life will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, January 12, 2019 in the DeMont Family Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Beth Johnston officiating. A reception will immediately follow in the funeral home’s Elmcroft Reception Centre. Interment will take place following the reception in Riverbank Cemetery, Hantsport. No flowers by request. Donations in memory of Gordon may be made to Avon United Church or a charity of one’s choice. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting: www.demontfamilyfuneralhome.ca