Obituary of Gordon Allister Meisner
MEISNER, Gordon Allister – Age 76, of Pine Grove, Lunenburg Co., passed away on Sunday, February 20, 2022 in Harbour View Haven Nursing Home, Lunenburg, where he had been residing. Born in New Germany, he was a son of the late Cecil Stephen and Ivy Margaret (Harding) Meisner.
Gordon retired as a Corporal with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police with postings throughout his career in Lewisporte, Grand Falls and Gander Airport in Newfoundland; and then with the the Identification Units with Moncton, New Brunswick, Truro, Nova Scotia, Kamloops and Nelson, British Columbia.
Gordon was a member of the YMCA – Lunenburg County and loved outdoor sports. He was a bus driver and volunteer for the Senior’s Wheels, Bridgewater. He enjoyed bird-watching on his back deck and was a HAM Radio operator, with callsign VA1GAM and member of the Lunenburg County Amateur Radio Club.
Surviving is his wife, Joanne Elizabeth (Lantz) Meisner, Pine Grove; brothers, Ralph (Christine), Conquerall Mills; Richard (Lynn), Elliot Lake, Ont.; daughter in law, Tammy Meisner, Nelson, BC; grandchildren, Bailey Meisner and Paris Meisner, both of Nelson, BC; Faith Meisner and Paige Meisner, both of Kelowna; Brendan Deptuck, Cranbrook, BC; Mason Wells, Castlegar, BC; sisters-in-law, Janet Meisner, Fancy Lake; Vivian Meisner, New Germany; many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by sons, Geoffrey Meisner, formerly of Kelowna; Andrew Meisner, formerly of Nelson; sister, Jean Meisner; brothers, Ross and twin George.
Services will be held at a later date. No flowers please, donations may be made to St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Alzheimer Society of Canada and SHAID Tree Animal Shelter.
Arrangements entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home, Bridgewater where on-line condolences may be made by visiting www.sweenysfuneralhome.com.