Gordon Gallaway

Obituary of Gordon Gallaway

GALLAWAY, Gordon Peter Reid. November 9, 1959 – August 26, 2018. With heavy hearts and deepest sorrow, we mourn the loss of Gordon. Devoted and loving husband of Rose (Vescio) for 25 years. Cherished father of Jordan and Jack. Caring and loyal son of Marion and the late Jack Gallaway (1997). Dear son-in-law of Natalina Vescio and the late Giuseppe Vescio (1988). Dear brother of Linda Gallaway and Neil Gallaway (Julie). Caring brother-in-law of Mary Vescio and Bill West, Pat and Debra Vescio, Jim Vescio, Carlo Vescio, Frank and Lisa Vescio. Beloved uncle of Brian, Kara (William), Jenna, Amber, Jillian, Trevor, Taylor, Justin and great uncle to Gennaro and Saverio. Dearest nephew of Eileen Rankin of Scotland and the late Jean Gallaway (2016). He will also be missed by his beloved dog Sunny. Gord enjoyed his 30-year career as a commercial HVAC mechanic. He was an avid athlete. He played rugby, lacrosse, golf, hockey and played football for the Hamilton Hurricanes. He loved his annual fishing trip to Kipawa with his good friend Terry. Gord was always willing to lend a helping hand. He touched many lives and made many friends with his friendly and easy-going nature. Above all he loved spending time with his family and friends and was a proud husband and father. We will miss him at our Sunday dinners. He will be in our hearts forever. A celebration of Gord's life will be held at CLUB CAPRI, 36 Cleveland Street, Thorold, on Thursday, August 30, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family and may be made at the BOCCHINFUSO FUNERAL HOME, 2 Regent Street, Thorold. On-line condolences may be left at www.bocchinfusofh.com