Gordon Gunnar Theodor Uggla

January 14, 1938

October 23, 2023

Gordon Uggla, a cherished husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, passed away peacefully at his residence on October 23rd. Survived by his loving wife Lorraine, Gordon leaves behind a legacy of love and devotion to his family. He adored his children Louise and Lance, and brought immeasurable joy to his grandchildren Cassidy, Matthew, Riley, Kendall, and Sam. Embracing the newest chapter of his life, he was overjoyed to be a great-grandfather to Mason, Ayla, Jamie, Elle, and Myley. Gordon’s departure leaves a void in the lives of those who knew him, but his memory will forever be treasured.

Gordon’s journey began at North Burnaby High School, and he went on to have an illustrious career in the forest industry. His work took him across British Columbia and even to Europe for several years. With an unwavering work ethic and a genuine passion for his profession, Gordon never needed any extra motivation to excel in his work. However, it was his move to Maple Ridge and the construction of his dream home that ignited his greatest hobby – caring for his property and its natural beauty. He dedicated countless hours each day to meticulously maintain his surroundings, resulting in a park-like ambiance that inspired awe. Gordon’s love for adventure also led him to travel extensively, always accompanied by his beloved partner Lorraine. Together, they shared a blissful marriage for an incredible 64 years, inseparable in their experiences and endeavors.

Although Gordon has bid farewell to many dear friends who have passed before him, he leaves behind several cherished companions who will forever hold a special place in his heart. His absence will be deeply felt by all, as his warm presence brought immense joy and comfort to those fortunate enough to know him. In honor of his memory, a funeral service will be held on November 9th, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Maple Ridge Funeral Chapel, located at 11969 216th Street in Maple Ridge, BC, V2x 5H9.

Gordon Uggla’s departure leaves behind a legacy of love, dedication, and unwavering devotion to family. He will forever be remembered as a cherished husband, a remarkable father, an adoring grandfather, and an incredible great-grandfather. May his soul find eternal peace, and may his memory continue to inspire us to embrace life’s joys and treasure our loved ones.

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