Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Wednesday, August 29, 2012, Gordon Thomas Barwise passed away  at the age of 87. Beloved husband of the late Jean (2004). Loving father of William Barwise (Linda Haney) and Cyndie (Angelo) Moscone. Cherished grandfather of Amber (Nevin), Amanda (Jeremy), Breanne (William), Dustin (Nikki) and Natasha.  Great-grandfather of Ethan, Olivia, Brooklyn, Parker, Maya, Liam, Bella and Bentley.  Dear brother-in-law of Elmer Wright. Predeceased by his parents Thomas and Olive Barwise and by his sister Irene Wright. Gordon was an active member of the Point Edward United Church and the Point Edward Figure Skating Club. He will be fondly remembered as Santa Claus by many. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 1, 2012, at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, with family and friends being received one hour prior to the service. A private family interment of ashes will take place. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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