Milne Gordon Jan 21Passed away peacefully on Tuesday January 20th, 2015 at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg in his 95th year. Beloved husband of Catherine (nee Staples) for over 65 years. Father of Andrew Milne of Hamilton and Carol Wilcox and her husband Don of Cobourg. Proud Grandpa of Caitlin Howell (Matthew), Meaghan Wilcox (Christopher MacLean) and Jonathan Wilcox. Dear Great Grandpa of Chloe Howell. Gordon was born and raised in the Moore Park area of Toronto until entering the RCMP and then the Royal Canadian Navy. After the war he partnered with his father in Milne & Son Lumber Company in Gore’s Landing and later taught building construction at Cobourg Collegiate Institute East. The family would especially like to thank the staff at Rosewood Estates, his long time caregiver Barbara and nurse Leslie and her colleagues in the palliative care unit. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service at 11 am., on Monday January 26th, 2015 in the MacCoubrey Funeral Home Reception Centre, 30 King St., E., Cobourg. Interment in Plainville Cemetery in the spring. If desired donations may be made to the Northumberland Hills Hospital Palliative Care Unit. Condolences received at

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