GORDON: Velma Malinda of London

GORDON, Velma Malinda….

Velma Gordon passed away peacefully on Friday, March 1, 2019 at Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care in her 102nd year. She is survived by her niece Ellen (Graham) Buller and her great nephew Mathew (Dawn) Buller, all of Pennsylvania, USA. She was predeceased by her sister Viola Salo, brother-in-law William Salo and a baby brother. Velma was appreciated and will be missed by her extended family, particularly Dwayne Rickard. She enjoyed her career teaching and maintained an active interest in how her former students were doing. Velma’s long life and wonderful spirit are an inspiration to all of us. A special recognition to Jack and Mary for being the most supportive and caring neighbours for 35 years and a grateful thank you to all of the staff at Mount Hope for the care and compassion that Velma received during her time there. Friends will be received by the family on Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 2-4 pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The funeral service will be held on Friday, March 8, 2019 at 1 pm in the funeral home chapel. Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. Donations in Velma’s memory may be made to the Humane Society London & Middlesex, 624 Clarke Road, London, ON N5V 2E1 or a charity of your choice. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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