Obituary of Gordon Foster Lohnes
LOHNES, Gordon Foster of Upper Northfield, Lunenburg co., passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at the age of 90. He was the son of the late Foster and Florence (Bolivar) Lohnes, formerly of Upper Northfield and was one of 13 children. Gordon was passionate about oxen and worked with them for more than 70 years of his life. He has an extensive ox pulling family and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He married his beloved wife Doris (Slauenwhite) and they spent many years together until her passing in 2004. Gordon is survived by his children, Carolyn and Clayton; grandchildren, David, Crystal, Candy, Colan and Carmen and great-grandchildren; Tessa, Tarri, Ben and Jenna. He is predeceased by his wife, Doris and infant son Carmen. A time of social gathering will be held in Sweeny’s Funeral Home, 35 York Street, Bridgewater on Monday, January 6 from 10:30 a.m., to 12 noon with Words of Remembrance being offered at 11:30 a.m. by Rev. Adam Snook’s. Private family interment will take place in Hillside Cemetery, Upper Northfield. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice.