It is with profound sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Gordie at Algoma Residential Community Hospice on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at the age of 84.

Beloved husband and soulmate of Carol (nee Adam) for 58 years. Loving and devoted father of Tracey Theriault (Chris) and Carolyn Whittaker (Wayne).

Cherished and fun-loving grandfather of Frank (Alisha), Melissa (James) and Jenna (Ben) Theriault, Ryan and Chloe Whittaker. Proud great grandfather of Alivia and Brooklyn.

Predeceased by his parents Margaret (nee Kerr) and Bert Delabbio and his brother Richard. Also survived by nieces, nephews and many cousins. Special friend of Norm Tucci and Sam Rainone.

Family and friends are invited to Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. E. – 705-759-2522) on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Funeral service in the chapel at 1 pm. Inurnment Holy Sepulchre cemetery.

Memorial donations to ARCH or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

The family would like to thank the staff at ARCH and the exceptional PSW’s and nurses of LHIN and ParaMed. A very special thank you to Patty Greve from the Group Health Centre for her compassionate care.

“I’ve lived a life that’s full. I’ve travelled each and every highway and more, much more that this, I did it my way.” Frank Sinatra

Grandpa, thank you for always making us laugh and showing us all the “shortcuts” in life, while reminding us to always stop and smell the roses.

We love you so much.
Your Grandkids