Gordon Eric Colpitts
Gordon Eric Colpitts, 83 of Salisbury and formerly of Colpitts Settlement passed away Friday, December 28, 2018 at the Moncton Hospital.
Born in Colpitts Settlement, he was the son of the late Sanford and Mabel (Leeman) Colpitts. Gordon was a graduate of the former Salisbury Regional High School, a member of the former Colpitts United Church and a retired Engineering Clerk with CNR. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and especially time spent with his grandchildren. Gordon loved a good joke and Albert County excursions.
He is survived and sadly missed by his beloved wife of 58 years Joan (Lowerison); daughter Patti Lee Coates (Terry) and daughter-in-law Connie Campbell; grandchildren Tera, Jenna, Jake and Eric; two great grandchildren Madison and Jace; sisters Irene Horton of Moncton, Joan Colpitts of Fredericton and Marilyn Grewe of London, ON and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his son Boyd and sisters Ruth Hopper and Lila McKeil.
Resting at Salisbury Funeral Home, 3350 Route 106 (372-4800) with visiting Tuesday, January 1 from 6 to 8 pm and from where the funeral will be held Wednesday, January 2 at 11 am with Rev. Dan Compton officiating. Interment at Colpitts Community Cemetery.
If desired, donations to the Helping Hands Food Bank, Salisbury or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.