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Life Member, Gord Macdonald, passes away

posted 20 Oct 2019, 17:31 by Website Editor
Gordon Macdonald a long time member of the club and recently given a LIfe Membership by the club membership, passed away. Here is his obituary:

Gordon Macdonald

1935 - 2019

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel - Macdonald(2019)

Mr. Gordon Robert Macdonald, beloved husband of Betty, passed away at St. Joseph’s Home - Carmel Hospice on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at the age of 84 years. Along with Betty, left to cherish Gordon’s memory are their children: Donna (Greg) MacPherson, Grant (Carol) Macdonald, Scott (Lorraine Teske) Macdonald and Dorothy (Blenos Foote) Macdonald; grandchildren, Michelle (Tom), Leanne (Jason), Kimberley, Katherine, Kendra (Mitch), David, Sean (Cindy), Reanna, Kevin (Jenesia), Adam, Ashley, Skyler, Alyssa and Maddison; great-grandchildren, Evan, Jordan, Finn, Alexander, Karsyn, Zef (Bradley), Lucas, Jase, Emery, Abby, Halo, Gage, River, Willow, Patrick and Jessica; three great-great-grandchildren; sister, Florence (Claire) Gard; sisters-in-law, Arlene Macdonald and Leah Macdonald as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Gordon was predeceased by his parents, David and Mary; daughter, Peggy (Gean Vanier); great-grandson, AJ as well as siblings, Marion, Norman and Stewart. Gordon enjoyed 10 pin bowling and was a life member of the Medicine Hat Lawn Bowling Club. He was an avid whittler who also liked to play scratch tickets and visit garage sales. Gordon loved to socialize especially get-togethers with friends and family. A Celebration of Gordon’s life will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 - 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Helen Reid officiating.