Gordon Ross Underwood, of Scarborough and Sundridge, died peacefully on December 27, 2017 at the age of 93. He leaves Thomasina (Ina), his wife of 67 years; his daughters; Wendy (Clarence) Kendall of Cornerbrook NL; Catherine (Glen) Skinner of St. Johns NL; and Judith (Bill) Clapperton of Midland ON. He is lovingly remembered by 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Gord was raised in Markham ON; joined the Merchant Navy at 17 and lived the adventure of a lifetime travelling around the world. He returned to Toronto and began working at Coca Cola, where he stayed for 43 years.
He and Thomasina raised their girls in Scarborough before retiring to Sundridge.
Gord was an avid golfer, hunter, curler, gardener and storyteller. He is likely best known for his sense of humour. His final years were spent in Newcastle and Midland.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Carson Funeral Homes – JH Lynn Chapel, 290 First Street, Midland (705) 526-6551. Memorial Service to be announced in the new year. Memorial donations to the GBGH Cancer support centre or Community reach Midland would be appreciated by the family if desired.
- February 10, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMJ.H. Lynn Chapel Directions
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