John Gordon

Date de décès:
samedi 23 juin 2018

Truro Daily News, NS

Stone, John Gordon - 73, Central Onslow, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro, following a six year battle with cancer. Born in St. Boniface, Manitoba, he was a son of the late Angeline 'Elsie' Falconer-Carter and came east with his mother and step-father, William Coulter. He had fond memories of life at Belmont Railway Station and enjoyed recounting stories of hobos, picking blueberries, etc. Also, enjoyable summers were spent boating and mountain biking at Bayhead beach with family. John was a journeyman carpenter and took his trade at Point Edward, Cape Breton, and enjoyed mentoring many young apprentices. He worked for Nova Scotia Housing Commission in the early 70s and incorporated his firm, Span Construction Limited in 1975. Besides construction, his many talents included stained glass work and playing guitar with his sons. John is survived by his wife, soulmate and partner in business, Madeline (Tattrie); they would have been married 52 years in July. He is also survived by their sons, David, Greenfield, and Jeffery (Jennifer Richardson), Sydney; brother, Aubrey Coulter (Alex), Toronto; sister, Rose Morewood, Halifax; brothers-in-law, Ron (Gladys) Tattrie, John Tattrie, Bayhead. The lights of his life and the reason he struggled to live longer are his precious grandchildren, Matthew, Nicholas and Lauren Levangie; nieces, Carrie, Krista and Karen; nephews, Scott and Steven. Along with his mother and step-father, he was predeceased by a brother in infancy and nephew, Andrew Morewood. The family would like to thank the staff of the Palliative Care Unit, especially Dr. Henderson, Angela and the VON nurses. (Chastity and others) Private interment will be held at Bayhead (Union Church) Cemetery. If so desired, donations in John's memory to Palliative Care Unit (CEHHC) or charity of choice would be appreciated. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing John's obituary on-line and selecting 'Send A Condolence' at: Truro Daily News, NS, 2018-06-27

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