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Gordon Gillies

Gordon Gillies

March 3, 2011

Gordon Gillies
Gillies, Gordon; suddenly at his home in Mount Forest on Thursday March 3, 2011. Gordon Alexander Gillies in his 65th year. Beloved companion of Mary Lou Burke. Father of Vicki Taddeo & husband Romeno of Guelph and Colleen Nelson & husband Scott of Moorefield. Stepfather of Dave Burke & wife Tina of Harriston. Grandfather of Kevin and Curtis Taddeo and Heidi and Madeleine Nelson. Step grandfather of Josh Gerber of Mount Forest. Loved brother of Florence Harper & husband Robert of Arthur Township, Marlene Harper & husband Bruce of Arthur Township, Harvey Gillies & wife Betty of Pike Lake and Mervyn Gillies of Harriston. Brother-in-law of Ethel Gillies of Cedarville. Gordon is survived by his nieces, nephews, cousins and their families. Predeceased by his parents Ralph & Florence Gillies, brothers Carman, Kenneth, John, Donald and Keith Gillies, sister Betty Abercrombie & husband Edwin and sister-in-law Helen Roth. Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00p.m. The funeral service will be held at the Mount Forest United Church on Monday March 7th at 11:00a.m. Spring interment at Mount Forest Cemetery. Memorial donations to Louise Marshall Hospital or Cancer Patient Services would be appreciated by the family. On line condolences may be made at www.englandfuneralhome.com


Please accept our condolences for your loss. Gord always had a smile on his face and time to stop and talk. Our thoughts are with you.

— Christine and Ken Orr, March 15, 2011

Our deepest condolences Mary. Please know that we are thinking of you at this difficult time. Joan & Gerald

— Joan Eden, March 13, 2011

My sincere sympathy to all the family espeially to Florence and Marlene that I knew quite well and went to high school with.

— Marge Peters nee McIntosh, March 7, 2011

We met but a few times on my visits to Mount Forest,but Gord made a huge impression on me with his happy outlook on life and his willingness to always be a help to anyone. I feel as though I have lost a member of my family rather than a holiday friend. Mount Forest will feel empty without him.

— Nigel Woodger, March 6, 2011

Mary and family -- Gord will always have a special place in our hearts, and will be sadly missed by our family. We will miss his warm smile and laughter. May God Bless as you go through this difficult time.

— Sandra, Dave, Pam and Trevor, March 5, 2011

Vicky, Colleen and families; My sincere sympathy in the loss of your father Will keep you in my thoughts Hetty

— Hetty Meulenbelt, March 5, 2011

To Gord's family. We are sorry to hear about his passing. We remember the great converstions during the Fettes Tours & Fettes Coach days. His constant smile also was a highlight at a coffee group wherever.Our sympathy goes to the family from Florida.

— Carm & Florence Noble, March 4, 2011

On behalf of my family, I would like to extend my deepest sympathy to Mary-Lou and Gord's family. It will never be the same without the conversations at Timmies, or out on the street. Gord was one of a kind and truly be missed.

— Dave, Emalie, Olivia, & Steve, March 4, 2011

We were saddened to here of Gordy`s passing. I used to enjoy our chats. he will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with Mary Lou and the rest of his family. Bill & Diane Dineen and Family

— Bill & Diane Dineen, March 3, 2011

Mary sorry to hear of Gord's passing. We are unable to come to Mount Forest for the funeral. Our thoughts & prayers are with you, Dave, Vicki, Colleen & Families. We will long remember Gord's constant smile & good times together.

— Casey & Linda Hrycajczuk, March 7, 2011

Contact Info

294 Main Street South
P.O. Box 38, Mount Forest
Ontario, Canada N0G 2L0
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