Gordon Leslie Marchand

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.