TOWNSEND, (Joseph) Gordon

Long-time CAHS Ottawa Chapter member Gordon Townsend has passed away.

gordon townsendGordon died on Monday, November 7, 2016 after a brief illness, aged 95. He is survived by daughters Martha Townsend and her son Gabriel Townsend Darriau, Madeleine Townsend, Andrea Matyszczyk and her husband Romek, son-in-law Ted Friesen and his children Meghan, Genevieve and Ariane Friesen, and his sisters Madeleine Cranston and Joan Marando. Brother-in-law of Irma and Everett Hogan. He was predeceased by his wife Ida (nee Hogan), daughters Elizabeth and Jo Anna Townsend, brother John, sisters Marion Reding, Sr Jean Townsend, Rhona Christie, Mary Smithbower, Betty Lawlor, Margaret McNamara, Lorna Hallett, and Isobel Stoddard. Proud former Vice-President of the Eastern Ontario Burma Star Association. Friends will be received at the GORDON F. TOMPKINS FUNERAL HOME, 435 Davis Drive, Kingston, on Friday, November 25 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Funeral Mass in Blessed Sacrament Church, 3 Briscoe Street, Amherstview on Saturday, November 26 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to a charity of your choice. May God rest his soul. Online condolences with Sharing Memories at

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