Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Gordon Edwin Sylvester Leach

Male 1914 - 1993  (79 years)


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  • Name Gordon Edwin Sylvester Leach 
    Born 1914  East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-339276 
    Died 30 Oct 1993  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 2 Nov 1993  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I339276  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2021 

    Family Audrey G. Masters,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Gordon Oliver Leach,   b. 1952, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1954, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     2. Winona Leach
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F248028  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Gordon Leach

      Long-time Ayr resident, Gordon Edwin Sylvester Leach, died suddenly at his home on Saturday, October 30, 1993, in his 80th year. Born in East Zorra Township, he was the son of the late Bernard Edward Leach and Abagail Force. Mr. Leach had worked at Scroggins and McNiece shoe factories in Galt and Preston. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and in his younger years was on the area boxing circuit. Dear husband of Audrey Chambers; beloved father of Winn and her husband, Howard Marshall of Ayr, Winona and her husband, Harold Klettky of Linwood, Barbara and her husband, Gordon (Jeff) Jefferson of Kitchener and Christopher and his wife, Cary of Kitchener; loved grandfather of 8 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and dear brother of Wilma Nichols of Meaford, Glen Leach of Brantford, Ellis Leach of Cambridge, Wilfred Leach of Alban and Marion Kalte of Clifford. In addition to his parents, Mr. Leach was predeceased by his son, Gordon Oliver Leach (1954); his brothers, Melvin and Roy Leach and his sister, Violet Wray. Reverend Fred Hagle of Knox United Church, Ayr, conducted funeral services at the Ayr Chapel, Win. Kipp Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 2, 1993 at 2: 00 p.m. Interment was in Ayr Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jim Marshall, Don Marshall, David Chambers, Wayne Chambers, David Wray and Richard Roberts.

      The Ayr News 3 Nov 1993 pg 14

  • Sources 
    1. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      In loving memory of/ Leach/ Gordon E. S./ 1914 - 1993/ Beloved husband of/ Audrey G./ Masters/ 1941 - 1984/ Gordon Oliver Leach/ 1952 - 1954/ Safe in the arms of Jesus [A] Gordie [B] Leach [corner lot marker]

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1914 - East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Oct 1993 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 Nov 1993 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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