REXTON, NB – Gordon Girvan of
Ford Bank (recently of Rexton) passed away at the
Stella-Maris-De-Kent, Sainte- Anne- De- Kent on Saturday, October 12,
2019. Born in Amherst, Nova Scotia he was the youngest son
of the late Albert and Euphemia (Ross) Girvan.
From the time he was 11 years
old Gordon lived on the family farm in Ford Bank, New
Brunswick. He worked as a truck driver as his vocation both as
an owner and operator; however his first love was always farming.
Gordon was also the start-up manager of the Kent Wood Co-Op in West
Branch, New Brunswick. He retired in 1989 from his positon with the
Department of Highways where he worked as an operator and devoted his
life to farming and looking after his wife Marjorie, his wife of 65
will leave a large empty space in the hearts of those who loved him.
His two sons, Fred (Nancy) of Richmond Hill, Ontario and Ross
(Lynne) of Lindsay, Ontario, His three granddaughters Shannon (Kevin)
Coppock of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Tennille (Nathan) of Williams Lake,
B.C. and Lauren (Andrew) Clarke of Vineland, Ontario. He also has two
great grandchildren Carys Coppock and Robert Coppock.
He will also be missed by many
nieces and nephews.
Gordon was predeceased by his parents, Albert and
Euphemia Girvan, as well as two brothers, Earl Girvan and Garnet
Girvan and two sisters, Winnie Blenkhorn and Hattie
The family wants to take this opportunity to express
our gratitude to the Medical Staff, Nursing staff and support staff of
the Stella- Maris-De-Kent Hospital for their outstanding competency
and compassionate care they so graciously gave to Gordon during the
past four months while he was dependant on their
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the West
Galloway Cemetery Fund or to a charity of your
Visitation will be held on
Thursday, October 17 from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at
Thompson’s Funeral Home in Richibucto.
Funeral Service will take place on Friday, October 18 at 2:00 pm,
Thompson’s Funeral Home Chapel.
Arrangements are in care of Thompson’s
Funeral Home, Richibucto
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Gordon Girvan 19262019..
Décès pour la Ville: Richibucto, Province: Nouveau-Brunswick