Gordon MacPhee

Obituary of Gordon MacPhee

MacPHEE, Gordon -age 69 of MacKay Siding (Stewiacke), formerly of Shubenacadie, passed away June 17, 2017 in the VG Site of the QEII Health Science Centre, Halifax.

Born in Windsor, he was a son of the late James and Daisy (Grant) MacPhee.

Gordon was a founding member of the Shubenacadie Fire Dept, and a long standing member of the Shubenacadie Lions Club. He was a long haul trucker for many years, eventually founding his own company, Timely Transport, which he co-owned and operated until his retirement. Not one to sit still, he kept busy working for a local golf course. Gordon built 3 of his family homes, enjoyed woodworking and was able to repair almost anything.

He will be sadly missed by his wife of 48 years Pat (Courtney), son, Sean(Karen); daughter, Vicki (Wade); grandchildren, Cameron, Kristyn, Brody, Dawson and Spencer; brother, Winston (Pat) and sisters Florence Endendijk and Darlene (Rick) Pye; sister in-law, Jenny MacPhee and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brother Jamie, brother in law John Endendijk.

Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held 1-4pm Saturday, June 24 in Ettinger Funeral Home, 2812 Highway 2, Shubenacadie. A Private family committal service will be held in Pine Grove Cemetery, East Stewiacke.

Donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of choice.

The family would like to give a special thanks to the Critical Care Teams, both at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro and the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax.

Condolences, words of comfort and memories of Gordon may be shared with the family at www.ettingerfuneralhome.com