CARRIÉRE, Gordon James Paul (November 7th, 1929 – June 27th, 2018)
Passed away peacefully at Quinte Healthcare-Belleville General Hospital in his 89th year. Son of the late Telesphore & Rubina (Ruby) Carriére of Calumet, Quebec. A loving and devoted husband to Florence (nee Mills) of Belfast, Northern Ireland for 61 happy years. Beloved father to Gregory (Bobbi) of Trenton, Donna Eilert (Tassilo) of Campbellcroft, Nancy Branton (Charles) of Ingersoll and Michael (Julie) of Belleville. A fun-loving grandfather to, Michael, Raquel, Paul, Robert, Gordon, James and Michelle. Great grandfather to Charlotte, James, Michael, Lily, Lucas and Niya. Gordon expressed the following heartfelt thoughts; to Hubert Carriére of Lachute, Quebec, my brother who I love and respect, thanks for the happy times we shared. Hello to my sisters and brothers, I knew I would meet again someday. Farewell to Jacques, Fernande, Gabrielle and to my nieces and nephews. A warm welcome to Carla and Nick into the family. Lastly to Jasper, a little dog who sat on my lap and gave me many kisses. A special thank you to Father Richard Whalen for his spiritual support and guidance. Many thanks to the Belleville General Hospital Doctors, nurses and support staff for the compassionate care and kindness given to myself and family.
A private family service was held at Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273).
If desired, donations to the Alzheimer Society, the Dementia Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation are welcomed by the family.