Leonard Morris Gogan, 85 of Salisbury passed away on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at the Saint John Regional Hospital.
Born in Havelock, he was the son of the late Daisy (Sears) and step-father Sterling Trites, Sr. Leonard was a retired Painting Contractor and he loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Len was an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #31, Salisbury.
He is survived and sadly missed by his wife Theresa (Elward); children Barry Gogan, Heather Gogan, James Leadbetter (Gayle) and Sheila Breau (Yvon); grandchildren Matthew Leadbetter, Natascha Gaynes and Justin Gaynes; great grandchildren Nevaeh Gaynes, Jaxon Evans, Nash Evans, Hudson Gaynes, Taylor Gaynes and Bailey Gaynes; brothers Sterling Trites and Lawrence Trites; several nieces and nephews and his canine companion Dozer. Besides his mother and step-father, Leonard was predeceased by his first wife Florence (MacNeil); brothers Clarence Gogan, Erroll Gogan, Alan Gogan and Donald Trites; sisters Beulah Levy, Marjory Russell and Doris Gogan.
A Celebration of Len's Life will be held Saturday, September 4, 2021 from 2 to 4 pm at the Royal Canadian Legion. Arrangements are in the care of Salisbury Funeral Home (372-4800). A family graveside service will take place at Pine Hill Cemetery at a later date.
If desired, memorial donations to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #31 or the SPCA would be appreciated.