December 1, 1935 to July 9, 2016 – It is with much sadness that the family of Gordon announce his passing at Maple Park Lodge, Fort Erie in his 81st year after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s Disease.
He leaves to mourn his passing his wife of 58 years Beverley-Anne, his sons Stan and wife Linda, Dan and his wife Betty Ann, Derek and his wife Patricia and the late Stephen (1975). He also leaves 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
Gord enjoyed the outdoors having hobbies such as Photography, Agate Hunting, Rock Painting and Lapidary Work. His occupation was that of a Heavy Equipment and Auto Mechanic, work that he was very good at and enjoyed. He and his wife owned and operated Smith’s Motel at Pancake Bay, Ontario, 50 miles northwest of Sault Ste. Marie on Lake Superior for 35 years. He was an active participant in the Community Bible Church in Batchawana Bay and Golden Harvest Baptist Church, Stevensville.
Friends and family are invited to visit at Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Rd. 705-945-7758) on Friday July 22nd from 1:00-2:30 p.m. with a graveside service to follow at 3pm at Greenwood Cemetery.
For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to The Gideons or the Canadian Bible Society.