Gordon Aitkens

Gordon Aitkens

Thursday, February 6th, 1947 Thursday, May 14th, 2020

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Obituary for Gordon George Aitkens

Mr. Gordon Aitkens, age 73 years, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 14, 2020 in St. Joseph’s Hospital – Hospice Unit. Gordon was born on February 6, 1947 in Port Arthur to parents Ron and Susan Aitkens. He worked for many years as a heavy-duty mechanic, starting his career off at the Pitlochry Garage in Scotland in his teens, where he met his wife Dianne. After moving to Thunder Bay six days after their marriage in 1971, he worked at many different companies in Thunder Bay before his semi-retirement. His love of cars saw him become a member of the Thunder Bay Auto Sports Club in which he enjoyed many years of ice racing his mini and joined a local race team that allowed him to travel. His most memorable times were spent with many friends at Northern Lights Resort. Never one to follow an instruction manual, he was able to fix anything, and you could always find him lending a helping hand to friends. Gord was happiest when he was either fishing, hunting, or guiding. Gordon will be lovingly remembered by his wife Dianne, daughter Faith, son-in-law Steve, grandchildren Ethan, Emma and Logan. Step-uncles Brooks and Bill Aitken, Tyron Lincoln, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Gordie will also be sadly missed by his Northern Lights family and his beloved dog Stewie. He was predeceased by his beloved son Blair and his parents Ron and Susan. A celebration of Gordy’s life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Blair Haggarty Aitkens Memorial Scholarship. Online condolences may be made at

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John & Flora Kennedy

Dear Dianne, Faith and families, we are deeply saddened to learn of Gordon’s passing. You have our deepest condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. May he Rest In Peace.
John & Flora Kennedy
Comment | Posted at 07:28pm via Condolence

Donna Jankovic

So very sorry to hear of Gord's passing our sincere condolences to the family.
Cedo and Donna Jankovic
Comment | Posted at 05:30am via Condolence

Doris Currie

our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time so sorry for your loss take care

love from jack,doris and currie family
Comment | Posted at 07:50pm via Condolence

Anne Becotte

Dear Diane: I am so very sorry to hear that your Husband has passed away. May the love of Family & Friends be a comfort to you and your Family. My thoughts & prayers are with you at this sad time. Hugs from Anne Becotte xoxoxo
Comment | Posted at 10:42am via Condolence

Jane king

Diane I am so sorry about Gordie he was a good friend he will be missed by many In the past we had a lot of good times together memories I will never forget
Comment | Posted at 03:39pm via Condolence

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