GORDON THOMAS BEECH Born Toronto, Ontario, November 16, 1929. Died Ajax Hospital, Thursday, November 8, 2012. Retired 47 year employee of Canada Dry and Coca Cola. Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his wife of over 62 years, Dorothy. His children: Diane Nagy (son-in-law John), Donna Hammond (son-in-law Murray), Gordon Beech Jr. (daughter-in-law Julie). His grandchildren: Carol Maranta (Danny), Jaime Janes, Derek, Warren and Landon Beech, Nicole Hammond (Matt). His great- grandchildren: Heather, Lisa and Kira Maranta, Briana and Joshua Janes. He will also be sadly missed by his great friends Doug and Shirley Hammond and Fred and Donna Hammond. Doug and Fred were his best friends for over 72 years. Lastly, he will be missed by Sandie the dog. As per Gordon's wishes, he will be cremated and there will be no funeral. There will be a Celebration of Gord's Life at a yet to be determined date. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation will be greatly appreciated.

Published in the Toronto Star on Nov. 13, 2012