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Gordon Robert Mather

November 13, 1927 ~ February 16, 2018 (age 90)


MATHER, Gordon Robert. Peacefully at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre with family by his side on Friday, February 16, 2018 in his 91st year. Beloved husband of 68 years to the late Jean (nee Phillips). Loving and devoted father to Catherine Berges and her husband Paul, of Peterborough, and Robert and his wife Lynda, of Annapolis, Maryland. Cherished Grandfather of Harrison and Tory Mather; Sarah Lafleche (Tim Lacey), and Jonathan Berges (April Hazan) and proud great-grandfather of Madeleine, and Alexandre Lafleche; and Levi and Beau Berges. Predeceased by his brothers Harry and John and his sister Evelyn. Gord worked in the agricultural supply business for 42 years beginning his career as a bookkeeper and retiring as a divison manager. He served on the board of directors of a number of international companies, industry institutes and trade associations. He worked as a consultant on agricultural matters for governments provincially, federally and internationally. Following his retirement Gord took the Investment Dealers Association Securities course. He never worked in this business but put his knowledge to excellent personal use. He was awarded a lifetime membership in the Probus Club of Mississauga Investment Club because of his expertise. He also obtained his Real Estate License and was an active agent for 10 years. There will be a Celebration of Gordon's Life held at the HIGHLAND PARK FUNERAL CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Rd., Peterborough on Sunday March 4, 2018 from 1 to 4PM. In memory of Gordon, and in lieu of flowers donations to the PRHC Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. On line condolences may be made at www.highlandparkfuneralcentre.com

Donations may be made to:

PRHC Foundation
1 Hospital Drive, Peterborough ON K9J 7C6
Tel: 1-705-876-5000
Web: http://www.prhcfoundation.ca

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