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James Gillespie

Jim Gillespie

Saturday, December 30th, 1939 Friday, March 8th, 2019

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Obituary

Obituary for Jim Gillespie

Gillespie, James Arnold (Jim)
Suddenly at Headwaters Health Care Centre on Friday, March 8, 2019 at the age of 79. Beloved brother of Ron. Dear uncle of Lynette (Peter). Cherished great-uncle of Karissa and Ethan. Jim will also be greatly missed by other relatives and friends.

Funeral Service will be held at Dods & McNair Funeral Home, Chapel & Reception Centre, 21 First St., Orangeville, on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Memorial donations to Westminster United Church would be appreciated by the family.

A tree will be planted in memory of Jim in the Dods & McNair Memorial Forest at the Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. The annual dedication service will be held on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.dodsandmcnair.com

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  • First Visitation

    Tuesday, March 12th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Dods & McNair Funeral Home, Chapel & Reception Centre
    21 First Street
    Orangeville, On
    Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Tuesday, March 12th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Dods & McNair Funeral Home, Chapel & Reception Centre
    21 First Street
    Orangeville, On
    Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
    11:00am
    Officiant
    Rev. Janet Jones
  • Reception

    Tuesday, March 12th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Dods & McNair Reception Centre
    21 First Street
    Orangeville, On
    Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
    12:00pm - 2:00pm

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Debbie Longland

Ron, Lynette, Peter, Karissa & Ethan, our sincere condolences on the loss of your Brother and Uncle. Al, Debbie Longland & Family.
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Jane Lindsay

My Sincere Condolences on Jim's passing. We will miss Jim's greeting every Sunday morning at Westminster's East Door. Jim was always there without fail and his absence was felt immensely this Sunday. Jim's greeting was the first before Church and the last on leaving. His dedication and loyalty was exemplary. Jane Lindsay
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Jim and Marion Lindsay

We are sorry, our sympathy to his family.
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Jane Lightle

Jim played an important role in our Sunday morning services at Westminster United Church. I will miss his early morning greeting at the door and his enduring presence on the east side of our sanctuary.
Comment | Posted at 07:18am via Condolence

Wendy May

Jim was a valued member of Westminster United Church. He will be greatly missed. Wendy May
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