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- [S2927] John Borden "Bordie" Gould - obituary, Chronicle Herald, Halifax NS, February 14, 2007;The Chronicle Herald Halifax, NS
Wednesday, February 14th, 2007
GOULD, John Borden "Bordie" - 89, Amherst, passed away suddenly on Monday, February 12, 2007, in Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late Janie (Gould) Noiles. Bordie cherished his family and was very devoted to his wife and children. He was a steel worker with Robb Engineering and formerly operated "Gould's Grocery Store" for over 20 years. He was a member of St. Charles Roman Catholic Church. Bordie enjoyed all sports, especially baseball, hockey, bowling, fishing, attending horse races and playing cards. Bordie is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Fredonia "Freda" (Doucet); twin daughters, Carol (John) Gothreau and Rachel (Stewart) Smith, both of Amherst; grandchildren, Kevin (Melissa) Smith, Kimberly (David Baldwin) Smith, Lori (Andre) Leger, Gina (Michael) Sasco and Patricia (Philip) Atkinson; great-grandchild, Connor Michael Smith, as well as a very special sister-in-law, Carmel Doucet. He was predeceased by son, George in 1990, and by half-brothers, Leo Noiles and Floyd Noiles. Arrangements have been entrusted to Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church St., Amherst (667-8777). Visiting hours on Thursday in Furlong-Jones Chapel, from 7-9 p.m. with parish prayers at 8 p.m. The funeral mass will be held at the St. Charles Site of Holy Family Parish on Friday, February 16, at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of your choice. www.furlongjones.ca.