Born In: Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
Born: November 14th, 1930
Passed on: January 16th, 2013
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Gorden Edward Perry in the early morning of January 16th, 2013.
Gord Sr. was born on November 14, 1930 in Kamloops, B.C. and was predeceased by his partner Vi Burwelle.
He spent a majority of his life making his home in and around the Kamloops area. He will be remembered for his dances at "the barn" in Black Pines, his love of his family, his participation with the Old Time Fiddlers, and his personal enjoyment of dancing and the sea.
He will be remembered by his brothers and sisters: Alf (Megan), Donald (Daphne), and Margaret (Gunner) of Kamloops; Charlie (Shirley) of Maple Ridge; Bernice (predeceased) & Jim of Clearwater; and Robert & Alice (both predeceased). Children: Gorden (Arna) and Carol (Wayne) of Fort St. John; Christopher, Cathy (Dave), Jackie, and Schaan (Lisa) of Kamloops; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces, nephews & great nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of his life will be held at Schoening Funeral Service, 513 Seymour Street, Kamloops on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, we the family, would like to have a donation made to the Alzheimer's Society on Gorden's behalf.
"...When our time has come
your dancing shoes will be on
to hold our hands
and dance another song."
~ Leanne Humprey