Obituary for Gordon Alexander
Gordon Alexander ~ Surrounded by his loving family, at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Thursday, May 3, 2012, Mr. Gordon Ross Alexander of R.R. 4, Listowel, in his 82nd year.
Beloved husband of Robina (McCallum) Alexander.
Father of Donald and Sharl Alexander, and Heather Alexander and Tom Pitre, all of Listowel, Ellen and Kevin Scholl, and Laura and Mark Burgers, all of Atwood, and Ruth and Dave McCaughan of Waterloo.
Grandfather of Steven and Lisa Scholl, Nicole and Adison Alexander, and Cole and Misha McCaughan.
Remembered by his sisters Dorothy Buchanan of Listowel, Shirley Aitcheson of Stratford, his aunt Olive Shearer of Listowel, and Robina's brothers and sisters Don and Sue McCallum of Toronto, Doreen McCallum, Alex and Joe Ann Robertson, and Jim and Darlene Robertson, all of Stratford, Gordon Cossey of Tavistock, and Herta McCallum, Anne and Brien White, Marjorie and Bill Wilson, and Margaret and Rick Thorn, all in Alberta.
Predeceased by his parents Melville and Ruby (Shearer) Alexander, sisters Grace and Margaret, both in infancy, his brothers-in-law Elgin Buchanan, Bob McCallum, and Bill McCallum, his sister-in-law Jean Cossey, and by his granddaughter Tammy Alexander.
Gordon was a Elder Emeritus of Knox Presbyterian Church, a Past Master of the Britton Loyal Orange Lodge #677, and a 52A OAC graduate of the University of Guelph.
Visitation will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Sunday from 1:00 to 3:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. with an Orange Lodge Service at 8:00 p.m.
The funeral service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Listowel on Monday, May 7th at 1:00 p.m. Reverend Donald McCallum officiating.
Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Listowel.
Memorial donations to Knox Presbyterian Church, or Listowel Memorial Hospital would be appreciated.