Gordon Leslie Marchand passed away on his 63rd birthday at Vernon Hospice House on Friday, June 12, 2009. Gordon was known for his carving of dug out canoes. He was a well respected elder teaching others his craft.
Gordon is survived by life long partner Irene; children Frank, Abby and Dale (Dennelle); step-children Vivienne , Deanna, Gwen, Colin (Terry) and Stacey; many extended family.
A Funeral Service was held at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Head of the Lake, on Tuesday, June 16, 2009, at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements in the care of Personal Alternative Funeral Services, Armstrong, 250 546-7237.