Gordon MacFarlane BETTS, CD
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February 5, 1921 – August 13, 2013
Gordon Betts, 92, of Rigaud, Quebec, passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family, on August 13, 2013 at the Ste. Anne Veterans Hospital. He will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed by his sons Douglas (Ginette) and Gordon (Leslie Ann); his grandchildren Carolyn (Charles), Jeff (Laurence), Cameron and Graham; his great-grandchildren Maya, Leanne, Matteo, Sofia and Adele; his siblings Irene (Eddie), Malcolm (Joan) and Lois (Douglas) and many dear long-time friends. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Gertrude, and his brother Thomas. A Veteran of WWII, he proudly served with the Black Watch (RHR). He was active for many years in Legion Branch 234, Roxboro. Those who knew Gordon will remember his quiet and gentle demeanour (except if you were wrong), sense of humour, intelligence, determination (stubbornness) and his love of photography, gardening and reading. On August 22nd: Visitation 10:30-11:30 followed by the service 11:30 at the Collins Clarke Funeral Home, Pointe Claire; interment 1:00 at the National Field of Honour; reception 3:00 at the Roxboro Legion.
Published in The Gazette on Aug. 17, 2013