Obituary of Gordon "Gordie" Raycroft
(Retired Gillies Bros. Lumber Co.)
(April 30, 1936 – June 2, 2019)
With great sadness we announce that Gordie passed away at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute early Sunday morning, June 2, 2019. Gordon Davis Lee Raycroft of Braeside was 83. Beloved husband of the late Bethel (nee Yourt). Dearly loved and proud father of Randy, Brent (Heather Leckie) and Janice McLean. Predeceased by his daughter, Heather Raycroft (Cliff Scott) and an infant daughter, Joanne. Cherished and much loved by his grandchildren: Leslie Lambert (Crystalee Gaudaur), Krista Lambert-Nicol (David Nicol), Rebeka Borshevsky, Rachel Borshevsky (Ryan Terry), Taylor Scheel, Davis Scheel, Ashley Raycroft and Amy Raycroft. Lovingly remembered by his great-grandchildren as well as his nieces and nephews. Dear brother of Bernice Murdoch. Predeceased by his parents: William James and Florence (nee Russett) Raycroft as well as siblings: Orletta Mullins (late Russell), Marion McMillan (late John), Earl Raycroft (late Margaret), Elwin Raycroft (Betty) and Darlene Goslin (Art). Gordie’s final care has been entrusted to the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior where friends may call on Saturday morning, June 8 from 9 to 10:45 a.m. A Tribute to Gordie will follow in the Pilon Family Chapel at 11 o’clock. Interment Malloch Road Cemetery, Arnprior. For those wishing, please consider a donation to the U of O Heart Institute.