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4 Division St
Bowmanville, ON L1C 2Z1
Phone: 905-623-5480
Fax: 905-623-3025
Gary Porteous

Gary James Porteous

Thursday, March 4th, 1943 - Monday, December 16th, 2019
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March 4, 1943 – December 16, 2019

On Monday, December 16, 2019, Gary passed away, surrounded by family at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville Hospital at the age of 76. Beloved husband to Carroll (nee: Cory) for 54 wonderful years. He was the greatest father to Monica Porteous, Lauren (David) Sawyer and Carrie (David Vaillancourt) Porteous. He was the best Poppy (Pops) to Meaghan (Andrew), Matthew, Jacob, Addison, Jordan and Jemma. Cherished son of Audrey and the late Victor Porteous. Survived by his brother and best friend Wayne Porteous, his sister-in-law Eva Porteous and their son Wesley (Catriona). Dearly missed by his sister-in –law Margaret Harris, brother-in-law Tom Harris and their sons Gregory and Ryan. Gary will always be remembered by his extended family and friends. A celebration of life will be held at The Oshawa Legion Branch # 43, 471 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa Ontario, L1H 4J7 on Sunday, January 19, 2020 from 1:00pm - 4:00pm. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, The Canadian Cancer Society or Parkinson Canada.
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    Sunday, January 19th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sunday, January 19th, 2020 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Oshawa Legion Branch #43
    471 Simcoe Street South
    Oshawa, Ontario L1H 4J7
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Ian McNamee

Posted at 01:06pm
We offer our condolences to you for the passing of Gary. We shared many enjoyable times in our youth with both Gary and Wayne and know he will be missed by his family and many friends.
Ian and Rosemary McNamee

Paul Jones

Posted at 11:04am
Dear Carroll and Lauren:

I read with sadness of Gary's passing. My deepest, most heartfelt sympathy for your loss. Gary was a big part of your lives.

Paul Jones obo Your Election Family

Adam Reid

Posted at 11:45am
Condolences to Carol, Girls, and Family, Gary was the Best of the Best, always a Gentleman R,I,P, Gary-Joe Reid,- Rusty, Kelly Lowe

Rod McKenzie

Posted at 02:52pm
Gary and Wayne were always an "institution" at Ontario District Convention. I always enjoyed singing a song or just having a chat and sharing a drink. My sincere condolences to Wayne and all of Gary's family.
Rod McKenzie

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