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In Loving Memory of

Gord Tait


Obituary of Gord Tait

TAIT, Gordon "Gord"
After a short illness, Gord passed away peacefully in his home on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at the age of 84. Beloved husband of Barbara, his loving wife of 47 years. Cherished father of Kimberley Tait, Patricia (Bryan) Hogge and Julie (Paul) Reynolds. Special Grandpa of Aaron (Melissa), Kyle and Christopher. Proud Great-Grandpa of Rylee. Survived by his mother-in-law Gerry Kemenes-Kettner. Dear brother of Jeanne and brother-in-law of Pat Tait, Patricia (Jim) and Gary (Johanna). Uncle Gord to David (Mary), Eric (Carol), Mary (Mark), Shannon, Stephanie, Stephen, Shawn and Gerry (Laura). Predeceased by his brother, Donald, brother-in-law, Earl and by his niece, Donna. Gord dedicated and devoted 68 years to his trade as an electrician, proudly a member of the I.B.E.W. Local 303. An avid sailor, sailing out of the Dalhousie Yacht Club, Gord built a 40 Ft. Ferro cement sailboat, in his driveway, which did successfully float! Barbara and Gord took a year long adventure sailing down south, to the Florida Keys. He was a self taught and talented musician, would play the piano for others to enjoy. Gord will be fondly remembered as a staple and one of the founders of the community, Creekside Senior Estates Co-operative, in St. Davids. He enjoyed helping and spending time with his family, community and friends. A special thank you to the nurses and PSWs from LIHN, Bayshore Home Health, and to Dr. Park and his palliative care team, for their support and great care. In accordance with Gord's wishes, cremation has taken place. Arrangements are entrusted to Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133). A Celebration of Life will be held at the Creekside Senior Community Centre, 23 Four Mile Creek Road, St. Davids, on Sept 15th from 2p.m.- 4p.m. As an expression of sympathy, donations in memory of Gord, may be given to the Hamilton Health Sciences. Online condolences may be shared on Gord's tribute page found at EssentialsNiagara.com.

Service Information

A Celebration of Life

Date & Time:
September 15, 2019
2:00 pm until 4:00 pm
Creekside Senior Community Centre, 23 Four Mile Creek Road, St. Davids
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Patsy, Mary and Mark
4 years ago

Dear Barb & Family,
We will be thinking of you on Sunday as you celebrate Gord’s life with family and friends. Wish we could be there to share memories, love and hugs.

janet Boxall
4 years ago

Dear Barb,
I am sad to hear that Gordon has died. I remember him fondly and know that he will be missed. I regret that I can not attend the celebration of his life.I will be out of the country at the time.
My sincere condolences to you and your family.

With love and friendship,

Janet Boxall

Fred and Shannon Henderson
4 years ago

Our sincerest condolences, Barb. He was a wonderful person. Cherish the memories ❤️

Murray and Sharon Cox
4 years ago

Our deepest sympathy Barb to you and your family. We have some great memories of Gord at BBTP.

Dave and Polly Baker d7a6s
4 years ago

Life sends us many people. Some will have lasting ‘pictures’ if you may. Gord was one of those pictures – a life lived to the fullest, leaving memories too numerous too count. Thanks Gord for that ‘Slice of Life’
Sincere wishes to Barb and his family. Love Dave and Polly B.

Gerry & Donna Wing
4 years ago

Our heartfelt condolences to Barb and Gord’s families. Gord was a great guy and will surely be greatly missed by all those who loved and knew him. always a smile whenever we met. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Billy and Nancy
4 years ago

Deepest sympathy to a wonderful and caring friend for many years you sure will be missed from the Friday nighters Our thoughts and prayers are with you all

Doug & Beth Herbert
4 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time❤️

Doug & Beth Herbert
4 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time❤️

Betty Ann Bradley
4 years ago

Deepest sympathies, a wonderful and caring man. Will be missed trumendusly.

Carol Philip
4 years ago

Sending my deepest sympathies on the loss of one of the kindest and most humble man I had the pleasure of knowing. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all.


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