PILGRIM, GORDON SAMUEL

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Gordon Samuel Pilgrim was born February 17th, 1931 to Charles and Sarah Jane Pilgrim in St. Anthony Bight. He died in St. Anthony Bight early in the morning of May 26th, 2018, his sister Mabel present with him. Gordon was a fisherman and a bachelor. He lived all his life in St. Anthony Bight. Gordon was not a traveler, but enjoyed a trip to the United States in 2004 and a trip to Belle Island despite this. For a short time, he and a cousin ran a restaurant in the Night, the “Wagon Wheel”. Gord had the reputation of being “easy going”, until this winter he loved playing darts and of course there was moose hunting, which he particularly enjoyed. Gord loved life and lived it well. Gordon leaves to mourn his sister Mabel Strain; niece Sarah Strain (Wayne); nephews David and Leland Strain (Cindy); grand-nephew Noah Strain as well as a long list of extended family and friends. Gordon is predeceased by his parents Charles and Sarah Jane Pilgrim; Brother-in-law Roy Strain; as well as two small sisters who died as infant babies. Visitation was held from Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home and From the United Church in St. Anthony Bight. The funeral was held from the United Church in St. Anthony Bight on May 29th, 2018 at 200 pm with Rev. Gary Jones officiating. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.