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Brillinger/Blair marriage 1914

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Re: Brillinger/Blair marriage 1914

Posted: 27 Dec 2012 7:48AM GMT
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BRILLINGER, Gordon William - 92, a man of principle and strong character, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 24, 2012 at his home in Sudbury, Ontario. He was born on April 20, 1920 in Angus, Ontario to Joseph Henry Brillinger and Edna May (Blair) Brillinger. Gordon grew up in Angus Ontario where he graduated from High School and shortly after enlisted in the army at the outset of WWII. During the war, while stationed in England, he met the love of his life Mollie Bond. Gordon married Mollie on September 18th,1943 in Doncaster, England and they have been happily married for the past 69 years. Gordon and Mollie left England after the war and moved to Trenton Ontario where Gordon began his career with the Trenton Post Office. He retired as the postal supervisor with 40 years of service. He enjoyed spending time with family, walking, travelling and wintering in St. Petersburg Florida. Recently Gordon has enjoyed spending time with friends at the Alzheimer's Centre in Sudbury. Gordon and Mollie always loved spending time with their grand children: Tiffany, Benjamin, Jonathan, Jeffrey, Steven, Sarah, Debra-Lynn and Brittany. They also adored their great grand children Hannah, Alissa, Abbi-Grace, Ethan, Audrey. Gordon was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Edna May as well as his sisters Kay, Betty, Teresa and Donna. Gordon is survived by his spouse Mollie currently residing in Sudbury, Ontario; his son Gordon (Pam) Brillinger of Charlottetown, PEI; his daughter Sally (Len) Kettle of Sudbury, Ontario; and his daughter Susan (Mike) Foley of Sarnia, Ontario; his eight grandchildren and five great- grandchildren. Sincere thanks to the many excellent caregivers from Bayshore and ICAN who treated Poppa gently with love. A private family service will be held at JACKSON AND BARNARD FUNERAL HOME, Sudbury, Ontario on December 30th, 2012. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Sudbury-Manitoulin, 970 Notre Dame Avenue, Greater Sudbury, Ontario (ph: (705) 560-0603). Messages of condolences available online at To light a memorial candle, flowers, donations or messages of condolences available on-line at
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FredBlair0 3 Dec 2007 12:14PM GMT 
O_Lorelei 3 Dec 2007 9:00PM GMT 
Eileen Wilson 4 Dec 2007 2:48AM GMT 
gilberte1947 27 Dec 2012 2:48PM GMT 
FredBlair0 27 Dec 2012 11:02PM GMT 
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