(June 10, 1941  –  September  22, 2012



It is with great sadness the family announces the death of Winston Donald Gifford, peacefully at his home in Forfar. Winston was surrounded by the love of his family. Loving husband to Mary O’Grady. Cherished father to Donald (Christine) Gifford, Amanda Gifford and Tracy (Jonathan) Soong.  Wonderful brother to Phyllis Garret and Alison (Frances) Gifford. Winston was predeceased by his parents, Alma and Stanley Gifford and by his sisters, Aileen Reil, Yvonne Suice and Shirley Winona Young.  Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins and their families.  Winston was very blessed throughout his life to have many good and dear friends.  His family is grateful for the outpouring of love and support throughout Winston’s illness. A Memorial Service will be held in Portland United Church on Friday afternoon September 28, 2012 at 1:30. Inurnment Forfar Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations made to the Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Lung Association or the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Scotland Funeral Home, 27 Main Street, Elgin K0G 1E0-613-359-5555 or at

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