Gaylord “Gordon” Gorringe

July 17, 2018
It is with great sadness, we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Gord passed away at North Island Hospital on July 17th, 2018.

Gord had served in the Air Force for 21 years, then worked Gold River Pulp Mill until his retirement. 

Gord will be forever missed by his loving wife of 30 years O.J. (Olive), his children; Lorie and Glen, his stepchildren; Debbie, Craig, Tim and Laurie, many grandchildren and great grandchildren. As well as many friends and relatives near and far.

The family would like to thank the doctors and staff at Campbell River Hospital for their care during the past crisis’s and Yucalta Lodge for their loving care and compassion for Gord during his 5 year battle.

A memorial Service will be held on Saturday July 21st at 1:00 pm at Yucalta Lodge, 555 – 2nd Ave, Campbell River.

‘God Saw You Getting Tired’ – Frances and Kathleen Coelho

God saw you getting tired,

When a cure was not to be.

So He wrapped his arms around you,

and whispered, “come to me.”

You didn’t deserve what you went through,

So He gave you rest.

God’s garden must be beautiful,

He only takes the best

And when I saw you sleeping,

So peaceful and free from pain

I could not wish you back

To suffer that again.


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