Passed away peacefully on March 5, 2014 at 92 years of age. Beloved husband of Doris (Field - 2012). Dear brother of Iris Howell; Derek and Peggy Arkinstall; Victor and Teresa Arkinstall and their children Peter (Wendy) Arkinstall and Elizabeth Arkinstall. Step-father of Thomas Field, John and wife Peggy Field, Bonnie Field and husband Gordon Pick. Treasured grandfather of Libby Kuharski, Krista Sweet, and Jamie (Brian) Reilly. Great-grandfather of Bryanna, Kiley, Cooper, Keegan Kuharski, Olivia & Bobby Sweet, Quinlan & Bronwen Reilly. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Gordon, a veteran of WWII was among the soldier's involved during the Battle of Normandy (D-Day). Gord became a world traveler after the war and before coming to Canada. He was a longtime member of the Royal Canadian Legion # 201 – Essex. Cremation has taken place. On Friday, friends are invited to gather at the
Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd.
128 Talbot St. North, Essex
after 10 a.m. followed by the Legion Branch # 201 Service at 11:15 a.m. The Memorial service will commence at 11:30 a.m. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation. You may send your condolences online at

Funeral Home

Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd.
128 Talbot Street North Essex, ON N8M 2C4
(519) 776-7378

Published in The Windsor Star on Mar. 6, 2014