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William Gordon Allcock


Petty Officer


Born: 08 Apr 1917, New Westminster, British Columbia


Died: 27 Aug 2002, Thunder Bay, Ontario


ALLCOCK, William Gordon - Passed away at the General Hospital on Tuesday, August 27, 2002. He was born in New Westminster, B.C. on April 8, 1917. Son of the late Edgar Allcock and the late Janet Allcock Fraser. Dearly loved husband of Elizabeth. Dearly loved father of William (Gae) of New Zealand, James of Thunder Bay, Marion Lesnik (Michael) of British Columbia, Margaret Buffington of Sault Ste. Marie, John (Jennifer Baker) of Australia. Grandfather of Christopher, Katherine, Robyn, Emma, Jack, Cameron and Daniel. Brother of Dorothy Butler (Robert) of Aurora, Ontario. Brother in law of Barbara Lamb and Tom Gillespie of Sault Ste. Marie, Laurence Lamb (Florence) of Vineland, Ontario. Uncle of many nieces and nephews. Bill was a pharmacist at the Port Arthur Clinic for many years. He was a member of the following; Lakehead Masonic Lodge, Lakehead Shrine Club, the Naval Officers Association of Canada, Retired Pharmacists Group, long-time member of Trinity United Church, the Advisory Board of the Salvation Army, all of Thunder Bay and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion of Sault Ste. Marie. Bill built the family cabin on Lake Superior and it was an annual gathering place for the family. Friends may call at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (492 Wellington East, Sault Ste. Marie, ON Phone 705-759-2522) on Tuesday, September 3, 2002 from 11:30 am until time of funeral service in the chapel at 1 pm. Mrs. Janet Norman officiating. Interment Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Sault Ste. Marie Alzheimer's Association or Trinity United Church of Thunder Bay would be appreciated by the family. Following the interment, there will be a gathering of friends at Pathways Retirement Home. A memorial service will be held in Thunder Bay at a later date.


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