Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, Gordon Eric Anderson passed away at the age of 84. Gordon was born in Montreal and came to Sarnia in 1952.Beloved husband of Margery Oke Anderson for 57 ½ years. Loving father of Paul Anderson (Suzanne Déry) of Mission, BC, and Brent (Diana) Anderson of Sarnia. Cherished grandfather of Janis (Brian) Corsaut, Melinda Anderson (Nick Stenkamp) of Sarnia, and Pascale Déry-Anderson of Mission, BC. Dear brother of the late Mclean Anderson of Oakville, Virginia (Gerald) Carmichael of Burlington and Ian Anderson of Calgary and brother-in-law of Noreen Anderson of Oakville. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Francis and St. Kilda Anderson.Gordon was a Sr. Public Health Inspector with the Lambton Health Unit for 38 years, was secretary/treasurer of the Ontario and National branches of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors, and was on the board of certification for public health inspection. He volunteered with the YMCA for over 50 years, was a member of the Y’s men’s club for over 25 years, and was well known radio announcer for the CHOK Y’s men’s radio auction. Gordon also volunteered with the United Way, 19th Blackwell Cub and Scout Troop, and Sarnia Township Rate Payers. He was also a member of the Polysar Glee Club for 30 years and was a member of the Anglican Church of Canada (St. David’s) and of Christ Church of Camlachie.  Gordon was a recipient of the Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Medal and participated in the walk in Sarnia in November 2011. He received the Queen’s Silver Jubilee Medal as one of the three recipients from the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors.  Family and friends will be received on Friday, November 23, 2012, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 24, 2012, at Smith Funeral Home. Interment to follow in Blackwell Cemetery.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) or Sarnia & District Humane Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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