Gordon Conrad Obituary

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Gordon Franklyn Conrad

May 12, 1929 - February 20, 2016
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CONRAD, Gordon Franklyn Age 86, of Dartmouth, passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2016 in the QEII, Halifax Infirmary. Born in Hubbard's, he was the son of the late Selwyn L. and Annie (Schnare) Conrad. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Shirley; daughter Joan (Don), their children Sam and Ben; son Darrell (Andrea) and their son Liam and new baby due in March; brothers-in-law Ernest (the late Betty), Rodney (Marcie), and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by son Daniel Charles in infancy and brothers Phillip (Dicksey) and Gerald. Gordon became an active member in the Masonic Order in Atlantic Lodge in 1956. He was Grand Master...
CONRAD, Gordon Franklyn
Age 86, of Dartmouth, passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2016 in the QEII, Halifax Infirmary. Born in Hubbard's, he was the son of the late Selwyn L. and Annie (Schnare) Conrad. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Shirley; daughter Joan (Don), their children Sam and Ben; son Darrell (Andrea) and their son Liam and new baby due in March; brothers-in-law Ernest (the late Betty), Rodney (Marcie), and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by son Daniel Charles in infancy and brothers Phillip (Dicksey) and Gerald. Gordon became an active member in the Masonic Order in Atlantic Lodge in 1956. He was Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of NS in 1995, member of the Scottish Rite 33rd degree, Royal Order of Scotland; he held an honourary membership with Royal Standard Lodge #398 (English Emulation) and was a member of Fairview Lodge and was a Philae Shriner. He received the Queen Elizabeth II diamond jubilee medal. He was a member of church of the Holy Spirit, Dartmouth, having served as warden and on the vestry for many years. He was also a member of St. Luke's church in Hubbard's and especially enjoyed his cottage there, in the summer. He was a Fuel Oil Distributor for Esso Home Comfort for 45 years, retiring in 2002. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 26, 2016 from 7-9pm in A. L. Mattatall funeral Home, 217 Portland Street, Dartmouth, with Masonic Service at 7pm, all are welcome. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at 11am in Church of the Holy Spirit, 1 Regency Drive, Dartmouth (corner of Gaston Road) with Rev. Edwin Ebsary officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer's Society of NS, which he was passionate about, or Church of the Holy Spirit. Burial and Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Hubbard's, Pine Hill Cemetery, in August 2016. Online condolences may be viewed of sent to: www.mattatallfuneralhome.com

"I just learned of Gordie's passing via letter from the Alzheimer's Society of NS, and am so saddened to realize that he won't be making his annual visit. He..." Kate MacInnes (Dartmouth, NS)

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