Jessie Gordon passed away peacefully at LeisureWorld-Streetsville (Mississauga, Ontario) on Saturday, July 21, 2012. She was 93. Jessie Rankin (White) Gordon was born November 19, 1918 in Mount Forest, Ontario and was the youngest of six children. She married Leonard William Frank Gordon, March 3, 1941 in Ottawa, Ontario. They had two girls, Janet Catherine and Isabel Ruth. Leonard passed in Ottawa at the age of 37, August 21, 1954. She then moved back to Mount Forest, Ontario and resided there until 1968, at which time she took a bookkeeping position with the Wrinch Memorial Hospital under the United Church of Canada, in Hazelton, B.C.
On her retirement she moved back to Ontario residing in Brantford, Paris, and finally Mississauga, Ontario. She is survived by her daughters Janet Gordon, Isabel McDivitt, nephew Bill White, granddaughter April McDivitt, great grandchildren Brandon McDivitt, Raegan McDivitt and Logan Smoley, and several cousins.
The Family would like to thank Leisure World staff for the care they have provided over the last four years to our family. A funeral service was held at Streetsville United Church on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.
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