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Gordon Taylor

Gordon Taylor

Saturday, April 7th, 1934 - Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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Taylor, Gordon John

Passed away peacefully at Riverside Glen on January 29, 2019 in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Rita Taylor. Loving father of Linda (Glen) Francis, Scott (Cindy) Taylor, and John (Jacky) Taylor, and stepfather of Robert (Linda) Burgess. Cherished grandfather of Matt, Becca, Mikayla, Zach, Chris, Emily, Hilary, Alison, Jessica, Josh, and Joanna, and great-grandfather of Oliver and Blake. He will be remembered by Ruth Sadlier (nee Bonikowsky) the mother of his 3 children. Predeceased by his parents John and Vina Taylor and his sister Wilma Henderson.

Gordon worked hard at Pirelli Cable where he made lifelong friends, teaching guitar in his basement with the dream of opening his own music store. That dream was realized in 1969 on Carden St. with the opening of Gordon Taylor Music, later moved to Woolwich St.

Special thanks to the staff at Riverside Glen, and his lifelong friend Bev “Harry” Stowe.

Friends will be received at Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, Hart Chapel, 1099 Gordon St, Guelph, on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 12-2pm, with a memorial service taking place in the funeral home chapel at 2 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or to a charity of one’s choice. Donation cards are available at the funeral home (519-821-5077), or online condolences may be left at www.gilbertmacintyreandson.com.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Hart Chapel
    1099 Gordon St
    Guelph, Ontario N1G 4X9
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 2:00pm
    Hart Chapel
    1099 Gordon St
    Guelph, Ontario N1G 4X9
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    The Rev. Dr. John Taylor
  • Reception

    Hart Fellowship Lounge
    1099 Gordon St
    Guelph, Ontario N1G 4X9
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


Donations are being accepted for: ALZHEIMER SOCIETY WATERLOO WELLINGTON.


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Posted at 07:27pm
Dear Rita, our sincere condolences at this difficult time. We will miss seeing you and Gordon at Riverside Glen. Our thoughts are with you. Anne-Marie and Patricia (Billie's family)

Deb Lyle

Posted at 10:22am
Sorry to hear of Gords passing. We always remember his Wednesday visits to my dad, Dave McCarl. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Posted at 11:20am
Dear Linda.
Please accept my condolences on the passing of your Dad. Thinking of you and your family at this difficult time
Bev. Keith-Taylor

Shirley Swaffield

Posted at 11:46am
Rita, I was so sorry to hear about your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
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Posted at 12:34pm
Aunt Rita, So sorry to hear about Uncle Gord. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love Karen, Bill, Aidan, Mackenzie, Coulson and Sylvester xoxo
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