Gordon ASHLEY

ASHLEY, Gordon Stewart

November 14, 1918 – August 29, 2010

Gordon, a resident of White Rock since 1972, passed away peacefully in his sleep August 29, 2010 at the age of 91 years. He was predeceased by his parents, Stewart and Agnes and special friend Ivy Lloyd. Gordon was born in Vancouver. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Alberta in 1940. World War II saw him serve as a Radar Mechanic in England. After the war, he earned his Chartered Accountant Designation in Vancouver and practiced this profession until he retired. He was Treasurer for the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 3029 Blaine, WA. and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion #8 in White Rock. Gordon’s passions were photography and the History of Transportation involving Steamships, Trains, Aircraft and especially Automobiles.

A very caring person, Gordon never missed an opportunity to do a favour for anyone he knew.

All Finance Ministers would receive a letter detailing how their latest budgets affected the lives of low income earners.

For their compassionate care a special thanks to Dr. J. O’Brien and the caregivers and nurses at Westminster House. Gordon requested that no service be held. He will be missed by all who knew him.