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Gordon Elroy Hill

Gordon Elroy Hill

HILL, Gordon Elroy – age 77 of West St. Andrews, passed away December 10, 2017 at home. Born in Noel Shore, he was a son of the late Thompson and Wilma (Hill) Densmore.

Elroy was an outdoorsman. He enjoyed gardening, working in the woods, working at his wood pile with Paul and Terry. Elroy enjoyed fishing and looked forward to his yearly fishing trip to Lake Alma with his brother, Paul and nephew, Timmy. You could find him in the early mornings and evenings gathered at Tim Horton’s with his buddies. Every morning after Tim’s he went to Eric Nielsen’s Spring Shop to make sure things were set up for the day there. He loved spending time at the camp as well as the cottage. He loved his visits from his grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He had a 35-year career with Lafarge Canada.

He will be sadly missed by his wife Elva; daughters, Cindy (David) Holder, Brenda (Paul) Hunt, Tracy Hill (Kevin McMichael); son, Gordon (Kim); grandchildren, Jennifer, Darren, Brandon, Connor, Michael, Tim, Chelsea, Cory and Emily; great grandchildren, Declan and Jace; brothers, Paul (Betty) Densmore, Ashley (Joanne) Densmore; sisters, Esther Wallace (Tom Murphy), Mabel Densmore and Marsha (Larry) Weatherbee; special niece, Stephanie Hines and many other nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brother, Russell.

Visitation will be held 7-9 pm Wednesday, December 13 in Ettinger Funeral Home, 2812 Highway 2, Shubenacadie, from where a Celebration of Elroy’s Life will be held 1:30pm Thursday, December 14, Rev. Ron Frampton officiating. Reception will follow at the West St. Andrews Community Hall.

Special thanks to the VON, the Palliative Care team, Dr. Lionel Hindler and Kevin McMichael for all their care and support during Elroy’s illness.

Donations in memory may be made to the SPCA Colchester Branch.

Condolences, words of comfort and memories of Elroy may be shared with the family at www.ettingerfuneralhome.com

 

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