Gordon Thomas Cordy

Born: Sat., Feb. 28, 1948
Died: Sat., Apr. 28, 2018

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., May 03, 2018
Location: J.M. Jobes Funeral Home

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Gordon Thomas Cordy
Sydney Mines

It is with heavy hearts that we, the family of Gordon Thomas Cordy, age 70, announce his passing on Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Halifax.
Born in Florence on February 28, 1948, he was the son of Carlotta (Tots) Cordy and the late Gordon Thomas Cordy Sr.
Gordon served 25 years in the Canadian Armed Forces with the Military Police. After his retirement, he worked with the Corps Commissionaires at various posts on the east coast.
Gordon had a love for the outdoors and music. He was an avid reader and collector of books. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
He was very proud of his children and their accomplishments.
He is survived by his wife of 47 ½ years, Lois, and his children Gordon Kiale (Susan), Tanya (Juan), John-Paul (Tanya), Richard Tuson (Lorraine). Also left to mourn are his grandchildren; Gordon Oliver, A.J., Diego, Miya, Jaden, Brittany and Beau, and his 4 sisters.
Besides his Dad, he was predeceased by his brother Michael, and brother Rick in infancy.
A gathering of family and friends will take place Thursday, May 3, 2018, at 11 a.m. in J. M Jobes Funeral Home, Main St., Sydney Mines. Donations in Gordon’s memory may be made to the MS Society. Words of comfort may be forwarded to his family at www.jmjobesfuneralhome

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John Popovich
   Posted Wed May 02, 2018

TRADITION AND SPLENDOR was sent by John Popovich.

This breaks my heart. So sorry for your loss John(Donnie) Popovich and Family

Ramona Porter MacInnis
   Posted Wed May 02, 2018
Please know we are thinking of you all during this difficult time. It was so good to see Gordy last summer, and reconnect as cousins and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you! Love you all!

Eileen MacKinnon-Lewis
   Posted Wed May 02, 2018
Dear Lois / Gordie's children as well as Tots and family members.

I am so sorry for your great loss. I knew Gordie since we were children (Gordie and his sister Ellen) swimming with the youth at Perch Rock. I visited him in Halifax when he had his heart by-pass years ago. We tend to think our lives will go on and then a death like this brings such sadness and the reality that we are only here for short time. I remember when Gordie would sing "Oh Lord It's Hard to Be Humble" and we would all laugh. Please take joy in knowing we will all be reunited on resurrection day and never part again. Take strength from each other and love each other. God Bless each of you as you start another chapter in your lives.

Jeanie Maxwell
   Posted Thu May 03, 2018
I pray God will grant you courage and strength at this difficult time. Such a loss for family and friends.
God Bless

loretta porter
   Posted Fri May 04, 2018
love and prayers to Tots and family. Loretta and family

David Nearing
   Posted Sun May 06, 2018
I worked with Gordie in Halifax when I was transferring over to MP and I never met a nicer gentleman. My condolences for your loss. Dave Nearing

Vince P Garnier
   Posted Thu May 17, 2018
I had the absolute pleasure of working with Gord during our Military Police careers in Sydney and Halifax. Following Gord's retirement, he and I remained friends and socialized on many occasions. He loved music and dancing. He also loved to laugh.

To the family, I extend my sincerest condolences. Had I know of his passing sooner I would most certainly have attended the service. Gord was a good friend and a fine person.

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