Gordon Obst

(Former Co-Owner _Obst Bros. Garage and Gun Shop)

(Retired – Boeing Arnprior)


Peacefully at the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital while surrounded by loved ones on Sunday evening, March 18th, 2018; Gordon William Obst of Arnprior passed away at the age of 82. Beloved husband and life partner for over 63 years of Florence “Floss” McLean. Dearly loved father of Dwight (Jane Marie) of Ottawa; Sheila (Greg Guse) of St. Albert, Alberta and Shelley (Richard Neale) of Ottawa; Mark (Lisa) of White Lake. Cherished “Puppa” of Matthew (Christina), Caitlin, Jessica (Connor), Nicholas, Scott, Sarah, Alexa and Ellen and “Great-Grampa” of Colt and another soon to be great-grandson. Dear brother and good friend of Eric Obst (late Lois) and Linda Gardner (Wills) of Kanata. Son of the late William and Olga (nee Greening) Obst, Gord was also predeceased by siblings: Elsie Felhaver (late Martin) and Richard “Dick” Obst (Gail of Renfrew). Fondly remembered as a kind and gentle man who loved life. Gord was an avid hunter and fisherman as well as a great mechanic. He will be lovingly remembered by the many who knew him. Friends called at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior during visitation on Thursday, March 22nd, from 9 to 10:45. A Funeral Service was conducted in the Pilon Family Chapel on Thursday at 11 o’clock. Cremation followed with interment at Flat Rapids Cemetery, McNab-Braeside. In memory of Gord, please consider a donation to the St. John Lutheran Church.