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James 'Gordon' White

March 21, 1933 ~ September 24, 2021 (age 88)


It is with great sadness that our family announces the passing of such a wonderful son, brother, father, uncle, husband, grandfather and friend.

James Gordon White passed away peacefully Sept 24th 2021 at the age of 88 years old in Calgary, Alberta with family by his side. He was born in Irving Saskatchewan March 21st 1933. He grew up in Saskatchewan and eventually resided in Calgary, Alberta where is worked for the City of Calgary. It is also where he caught the eye of his love Doreen White. Gordie and Doreen married October 22nd 1975. Gordie spent many years providing for his family, he was also the President of the Foster Care Association. He helped support, love and care for hundreds of children in need of a loving home. He was a very hard working man and never missed a day of work inside or outside of the home.

As many knew, Gordie loved to fish always going after the great one! He loved a good ol baseball game on TV and enjoyed watching his Calgary Flames play.

Gordie is survived by his wife Doreen of 45 years, his brother Doug (Linda) and 7 children: Miles (Karen), Danny (Laura), Debbie, Dawn (Len), Rod (Kendall), Ursula and Donna.  He also had 12 grandchilden and 14 great grandchildren and numerous friends. 

The family would like to thank the nurses, doctors and staff at the Rockyview Hospital for their compassionate care of our husband and dad. 

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. 

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