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Southwell, Gordon “Gord” George

August 22, 1940 – Hanna, AB
July 24, 2014 – Calgary, AB

Gord Southwell, beloved husband of June of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the age of 73 years, after a lengthy battle with lung disease.

Gord is survived by his wife June; daughters, Candace (Greg) and Trealla; grandson Carter; and step-daughters, Stacey and Candace (Slaven); as well as many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Gord was predeceased by his parents Emily and Harry Prowse; and brother Larry.

A Celebration of Gord’s Life will be held on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at 427 Trafford Drive N.W., Calgary, AB. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Those wishing to make donations in Gord’s memory, please forward directly to the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 47 Squire Bakers Lane, Markham, ON L3P 3G8, www.canadianpulmonaryfibrosis.ca.

In living memory of Gord Southwell, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Dave and Mary Anne Sharpe :

    June and Family

    You are in our thoughts and prayers and we hope that you find comfort in the wonderful memories that you have from your time with Gord. He was truly one of a kind and we are proud to call him a Friend and Dear Old Dad. He will never be forgotten – always in our hearts. We will miss him deeply.

    Dave and Mary Anne Sharpe

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  2. Thinking of you Trealla & your family during this difficult time. Thoughts and prayers go out to you all.

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  3. Autumn Cameron :

    June and Family,
    Although I know that no words can help to ease the pain of the loss of such a wonderful person, I hope that your family can find some comfort in knowing that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. I feel blessed to have known him and I hope you can all find peace in all the wonderful memories that you shared with him. I am truly sorry for your loss.
    Autumn Cameron

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  4. Pearl Southwell :

    My Dearest Brother Gordon, I never got to know you or meet you, but you have been in my thoughts and prayers since I learned about you approximately 40 years ago. I tried to find you and our brother Larry, but I could not. Unfortunately, this age of information did not exist when I initially attempted to locate you. I am thrilled to read of the love that others held for you. You must have been a wonderful person to be around & I am so glad that you were blessed with a great wife, 2 lovely daughters and other family & friends who could love & esteem you as you no doubt deserved. May the Lord bless & keep you in His loving Kingdom for all eternity! I pray that over there we will be able to enjoy each other’s companionship since we were deprived of that pleasure in this world. I love you, my father’s son, and I pray that you will know that he loved you, too. You should all be together now. Please keep a spot for me & I will do what I can to get to the Southwell Mansion that God has prepared for us. My love to you, my dear brother, May the Lord continue to bless your precious soul! Your little sister, Pearl

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