DESVEAUX, Gordon Joseph "Gord" - Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 at the age of 83. Loving husband of Agnes for 58 years. Loving father of Joanne (Dave Scarth) and Linda Skanes. Adored Papa of Ryan and Chris Skanes. Gordon leaves behind siblings Marshall, Catherine, John and Marjorie and is predeceased by Gerald, Edward, William and Evangeline. Dearly missed by many nieces, nephews and other relatives, especially Barb who took very special care of him the last number of years. Those who knew Gord will remember him for his great sense of humour and the love of his grandchildren. He was a longtime fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Toronto Blue Jays. His kind demeanor will be truly missed by all who knew him. Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234), on Friday, March 21st from 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, March 22nd at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted for the Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at www.oshawafuneralhome.com
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Published in the Toronto Star on Mar. 20, 2014