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Gordon Matheson

Gordon Ellis Matheson

Monday, June 9th, 1924 - Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Obituary

Matheson, Gordon Ellis

June 9, 1924 – February 20, 2019

Passed peacefully at the F.J. Davey Home in his 95th year with his loving wife by his side. Survived by his beloved wife of 69 years, Bernice, his children Mel (Kelly), Donald (Paula), Diane Lapensee (Jack), Blair (Ruth), Brian (Suzanne), Kathy McLeod (Don) and Chuck (Kim). Predeceased by his daughter Marilyn Beharriell. Cherished grandfather of 16, great grandfather of 15 and great great grandfather of 1. He leaves his sister Lorna Jeffery (Clayton) and sister in law Myrna. Predeceased by 7 brothers and sisters.

Gordon loved his hobby farm and garden and he had a passion for wood working. He had a keen wit and was known for his quick sense of humour.

The family wishes to thank the staff at the F.J. Davey home for their care and compassion.

If desired, the family appreciates donations to the Rydal Bank Historical Society, F. J Davey Home Foundation, or to a charity of your choice.

Family and friends are invited to visit at the Beggs Funeral Home in Thessalon, ON, on Monday, February 25, 2019 from 11am until time of service at 1pm. Mary Alice Policicchio officiating. Arrangements entrusted to the Beggs Funeral Home www.beggsfh.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, February 25th, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, February 25th, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Location
    Beggs Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    Address Not Available
  • Service

    Monday, February 25th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, February 25th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Beggs Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Officiant
    Mary Alice Policicchio
    Co-Celebrant
    Sandy
  • Interment

    Monday, June 10th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Monday, June 10th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    The Sands Cemetery
    Address
    Highway 638, R.R.#2
    Bruce Mines, Ontario
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Debbie Beilhartz

Posted at 08:43am
Dear Bernice and Family - so sorry to hear of Gordon's passing. My thoughts and prayers are sent your way so you may find comfort and peace during this difficult time.
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Doug and Linda Kauffman

Posted at 12:52pm
What moves through us is a silence, a quiet sadness, a longing for just one more day, one more word, one more hug. We may not understand why he left this earth before we were ready to say goodbye, but little by little, we begin to remember that his life gave each one of us memories too beautiful to ever forget.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family, and your many friends, today and always.

Love
Doug and Linda
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Ken and Barb Robineau and family

Posted at 03:18pm
Deepest condolences to the Matheson families. Our heartfelt thoughts are with you’s.
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Ken and Barb Robineau and family

Posted at 03:14pm
Deepest condolences to the Matheson families. Our heartfelt thoughts are with you’s.
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Jim Grant

Posted at 11:27pm
I am so sorry to hear of Gordon's passing. He was one of the sweetest men I have ever known and it was always a great pleasure to meet him.
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