At Parkwood Veteran’s Care, London on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in his 94th year. Predeceased by his wife, Jeanne (Laplante) (1985). He will be missed by his daughter Anita Giesen of Lucan and son James MacVicar of Exeter. Loving grandfather to Rosemary (Kirk) Dudtschak of Toronto, Linda (Whitney) Joers of Iona, Diane (Greg) McNeely of Texas, George (Jennifer) Giesen of London, Margaret (Mark) Sutherland of Mount Carmel, Cassandra and Jennette MacVicar of London, and 22 great-grandchildren. Survived by his brothers Frank (Helen) and Edmond, both of Windsor. Predeceased by brothers Abner and Alphonsus (infants), Rev. Aaron Gignac, Amos (Gladys), Irwin (Florence), and sisters Grace (Ira) Want, Alma (Cliffe) O’Neill, Doris Gignac, and son-in-law Bill Giesen. Gordon joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in July 1941 belonging to “Service Squadron 410”, stationed both in England and Scotland, leaving the service in 1945.
Friends are invited to a visitation at Parkwood Veteran’s Care, Western Counties Wing, Chapel of the Good Shepherd, London on Monday from 10-11 AM. Additional visitation will be held at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick Church, 32922 Richmond Street, Lucan on Tuesday, April 8th at 11 AM with Father Joseph Seminati presiding. Interment St. Patrick Cemetery. Prayers will be said in the Funeral Home on Monday evening at 8:30 PM.
Donations to the London and Area Right to Life Association or the St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation-Veteran’s Care would be appreciated by the family.