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Thomas, Donald Gordon

Donald Gordon Thomas, retired RCAF, flight instructor and bush pilot passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2017, at age 85. Predeceased by his mother Beatrice (nee Thompson), father James, two siblings and his infant son, Ian. Survived by five brothers, six sisters and their spouses, his children, Lauralee Larose (Yves), Craig (Kim), and Kirk (Kyoung Hee), their mother Lois and his grandchildren Lucie, Spencer and Moon Young. Memorial Service to be held at St. Andrew’s United Church, Cumberland, Ontario, Friday, July 28, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Wishing you clear skies Dad. Special thanks to his friends Sheryl and Bob, Ray, Richard and Catherine as well as to the doctors and nurses at Health Sciences North. For those wishing, donations made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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  1. Gord taught me to fly, 1970-1971, at Russell airport, just North of Embrun.
    I have always been thankful. I’m retired now. I had a successful career as a pilot, and I credit Gord for encouraging me and getting me started on the right track.
    Thanks,
    Bill Butler

    Posted by:Bill Butler
    July 23, 2018
  2. Sorry for your loss.
    A welcome for Gord to have peace from his pain.

    Posted by:Richard and Kathy Johnson
    July 29, 2017

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