Peacefully, with his family by his side, on Monday, December 17, 2018, in his 90th year. Predeceased by his loving wife of 55 years, Thelma (2005). Missed and loved dearly by Betty Verrall. Much loved Dad of Clyde (Janice) and Stephen (Traci). Cherished Grandpa of Michael, Kaitlyn, Jeremy and Amanda. Survived by his brother Stanley (Ann) and family. Predeceased by his parents, Sydney and Edna Wickens. Gordon started his electrical career with Dynes Electric. he and Thelma raised their boys in Carlisle, where he was a Scout Leader and member of the Sertoma Club, before moving to St. Catharines for his career with Ontario Hydro. They retired to Dundas, where he enjoyed volunteering at the RBG. Gord will fondly be remembered for his love of family, sailing, dogs, growing tomatoes and sharing good times with family and friends. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
We are so sorry that Uncle Gord is no longer with us. Our thoughts and hearts are with all of you.
love, Brian and Robyn and family
Traci and Family,
Sorry to hear about the passing of your father-in-law. I’ll be thinking about you during this sad time.
Stephen and Traci and Family,
Our condolences to you on the loss of your father and grandfather. Our thoughts are with you during this time.
Sincerely, Robert & Cheryl and Family
Stephen & Traci, Clyde & Janice & Betty,
You all did an amazing job looking after Gord and keeping him comfortable. He & Thelma raised great boys! You can take great comfort in knowing he knew how much he was loved. Hugs to Michael, Kaitlyn, Jeremy & Amanda on the loss of their Grandpa
Love Mark & Wendi
Will always remember Uncle Gordon with love and and great fondness. Wonderful memories of family Christmases, night snowmobiling over farmers fields, hide and seek and building his sailboat. Love, Janice, Mike, Sarah, Darryl and girls, Sean, Abby and family.
Clyde & Janice, Stephen & Traci and Betty:
I will always remember our great times at Leonard Lake. The simple happiness we experienced over those summers. Gord was a kind and gentle man. He will be missed by so many.
We are so very sorry for your loss. Mom, Beverley Parlett (Wickens) is heart broken. She loved her Sunday phone calls and sharing family memories.
Gord was such a kind man with a wonderful sense of humor. Thinking of all of you. Louise & Steve Thompson and Beverley Parlett
I am very sorry for your loss. I had many wonderful conversations with Gord over the years. Quite often when I drove him home from shop. Gord allowed us the privilege to service his cars for many years.
Betty: We have just learned that Gord has passed away. Our sympathy is with you and the family. It seems he enjoyed a full life and we will always picture the two of you and Luke walking by our place. Have a peaceful Christmas. Judy & Gary
Traci, Stephen and families,
Sending you our condolences for the loss of your father and grandfather.
Thinking of you all.
Very sad to hear of Gord’s passing. Please accept my sincere condolences, Gord was a great mentor and Supervisor of Thorold Insp.. It was a pleasure knowing & working with Gord.
Electrical Inspector (Ont Hydro/ESA)
(Thorold Insp. – 1989 – 2006)
Fellow team mates – Doug McLaren, Norm Sparks, Leo Mercier, Dan Clairemont, Cathy Scott, Marlynn Brideau.
Clyde and Janice and Stephen and Traci
Patrice and Iwould like to express our condolences on the loss of your father. The Wickens household was always welcoming and your father was a kind man to all of us when we were growing up.
Jeff and Patrice Post
Clyde, Janice and Family
Sorry to hear about your dad. We are thinking of you all at this time.
We are very sorry for your loss. Sincere condolences. Pam & Alan Bolyos