WILSON, Gordon Stewart

June 6, 1945 – June 5, 2021

It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of Gordon Stewart Wilson on June 5, 2021 in Cochrane, Alberta.

Gord will be deeply missed by his loving wife Janet Wilson; his four girls, Lori Trent (Darren), Kerri Sawka (Dave), Dana Jones (Mark), and Suzanne Hilson (Kevin); and his 7 grandchildren, Michaela, Cale, Taylor, Tanner, Parker, Hunter and Grady. Gord was predeceased by his mother Mildred.

Gordon was born June 6, 1945 in Newbiggen-by-the-Sea, England and immigrated to Canada at the age of two. Gord joined the Calgary Fire Department on October 21, 1974 and retired as a Lieutenant on June 7, 2005 after 30 years of dedicated service. Gord loved to travel and spent his winters in Mexico and summers with family in Sicamous.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to The Alzheimer’s Society of Canada https://alzheimer.ca/en/take-action/donate.

Arrangements entrusted to Lawrence (Larry) Slywka, Funeral Director

Cochrane Country Funeral Home – email: cochrane@piersons.ca – Ph: 403-932-1039

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  1. On June 11, 2021 at 9:05 pm Calgary Fire Department Pensioners Association Said:

    Our sincere condolences to Janet and the Wilson Family on the passing of “Brother” Gord.

  2. On June 12, 2021 at 6:27 am Garth Caron Said:

    M’y condoléances to Gords family

  3. On June 12, 2021 at 10:45 am Peter and Gail Wenzlawe Said:

    Our Deepest Sympathies Janet and to your family
    Fond memories of our debates on Politics, Gord’s obsession with CNN.
    And our holiday travels to the USA, good times!
    Janet you are surrounded by the love of your family and friends
    You are in our hearts at this very sad time

  4. On June 12, 2021 at 11:45 am Ken Howell Said:

    So sorry to hear of your loss.
    Gord was a wonderful man and we never had a dull moment with Gord as I spent 7 years at the start of my career with Gord at # 7.
    Stay strong and take care of each other!

    Ken Howell
    A shift

  5. On June 13, 2021 at 7:51 am Michelle & Harry Satchwell Said:

    Sincerest thoughts to your entire family. May you find comfort in knowing that you are in many people’s thoughts and prayers during this time. Draw from your many happy memories to give you strength.

  6. On June 13, 2021 at 11:26 am Susie Greco Said:

    What an incredible footprint this man has left in this world and in the hearts of many! My sincerest condolences I will miss his laugh and our little walks in Swansea

  7. On June 13, 2021 at 5:58 pm GORDON LEMKE Said:


  8. On June 21, 2021 at 10:05 pm Marlene Sprlak Said:

    Our sincere condolences to the family