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George W. Gordon
Male 1910 - 1990


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  • Birth  1910  of, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Elected Office  1956  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    councillor - Kitchener 
    • Years Served: 1956
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-8501P 
    Died  31 Jan 1990  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I8501  Generations
    Last Modified  24 Oct 2017 

    Father  Mayor George W. Gordon,   b. 1884,   d. 1955 
    Mother  Gertrude R. Holsworth,   b. 1888, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1981 
    Family ID  F48390  Group Sheet

    Family  Kathleen G. Kellerman,   b. 1914,   d. 2004 
    Family ID  F33480  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • GORDON, Dr. George W. -- Suddenly, at K-W Hospital, on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 1990, Dr. George Gordon, of Kitchener, age 79 years. At the time of his death, Dr. Gordon was still actively involved in the operation of the family optometry practice. his career spanned a 62 year period at the Ontario Street locations. He was a former alderman for the City of Kitchener, He was a member and past president of the K-W Junior Chamber of Commerce/ Jaycees; a member of the Twin city Masonic Lodge No. 509 AF & AM; Guelph chapter of Rose Croix; Guelph Lodge of Perfection, Moore Consistory, Hamilton; Mocha Temple, London, Ont. and the Waterloo County Shrine Club. George was a former member of Kitchener Granite Club, Rockway Golf Club, Kiwanis, Sales and Ad Club and a founding member Kitchener Sports Association. He enjoyed over 50 years of involvement with the Boy Scouts culminating in his appointment as Assistant District Commissioner of the North Waterloo Boy Scouts of Canada. He was also awarded Three Beads Gilwellian for outstanding contributions to scouting. He was a long-time member and elder at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Beloved husband of Kay (Kellerman); loving and special father of Bonnie Gordon, Sandra and her husband Blaire Foote, George W. Gordon Jr., and his wife Susan, all of Kitchener. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren. Todd and Kimberly Foote and Ryan Gordon. Brother of Margaret (Mrs. Frank Burchett) of Kitchener, Janet (Mrs. George House) of Hamilton and Brother-in-law of Tena Gordon of Kitchener. He was predeceased by his parents, George Gordon and the former Gertrude Holzworth and his brother Donald Gordon. Friends may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, today (Friday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. At noon Saturday, transfer will be made to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 84 Queen St. N., Kitchener, for funeral service at 2 p.m., with Rev. Grant MacDonald and Rev. Chester Lewis officiating. Private family committal service at Woodland cemetery.1a

      1aThe Kitchener-Waterloo Record 1 Feb 1990

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of George W. Gordon - 1 Feb 1990.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1910 - of, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - councillor - Kitchener - 1956 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Jan 1990 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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