Lee, Gordon George
July 12th, 2015
Mr. Gordon “Gordie” George Lee passed away suddenly in Vernon, B.C. on July 12th, 2015 at the age of 80.
Gordon is survived by one sister, Diane “Cookie” Schaefer, four children, Robert, Gordon, Patricia and Donna, and eight grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by his parents Ida and Robert Lee; brothers and sisters, Eleanor, Donald, Edward, Marie, Connie, Vivian, Robert, Phyllis; and one son, Ronald Joseph “Joe” Lee.
Gordon was born in 1934 in St. John, NB. He married Theresia “Terry” Goetz, who pre-deceased him in 2000. Gordon met companion Gladys Hatch in 2002. She pre-deceased Gordon in 2013.
Gordon joined the Canadian Armed Forces at an early age and proudly served with the Canadian Airborne and 2PPCLI for a total of 28 years of service.
Gordie did not wish to have a funeral service. He loved his uncomplicated life surrounded by his friends and with his pet dogs ‘Ozzie’ and ‘Sammy’ at Louis Estates. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Fund would be appreciated.