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Douglas Gofton

February 8, 1937 to December 22, 2019


Douglas Gofton – formerly of Fordwich and Kitchener, passed away peacefully at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Listowel on Sunday December 22, 2019 at the age of 82. Doug was a member of the Piston Rings Kitchener, worked for the City of Kitchener for 25 years and in his earlier years enjoyed motorcycling and woodworking. He was an all-around handyman being able to fix almost anything. Doug loved spending time with his family and friends. Beloved husband of Frances (Finley) Gofton whom he married in 1966. Loving father of Doug (Susan) and Dave (Bev). Special grandpa of Josh (Heather), Amy and Katie. Fondly remembered by his sister-in-law and brothers-in-law Cathy and Merv Poworoznyk, Brian and Kitty Lang and by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by his parents Harry and Rose (Heinbecker) Gofton, sisters Gloria and husband Joe Thompson, Delphine and husband Ross Wicks and sister-in-law Marriane Lang. Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Friday December 27 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Saturday December 28, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Richard Frey officiating. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: Parkinson's Society Southwestern Ontario 117-4500 Blakie Rd. London, ON N6L 9Z9 or Diabetes Canada PO Box 1224 Stn K Toronto, ON M4P 9Z9 would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling the funeral home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make a Donation link. Please forward your cheque directly to the charity of choice at the above address.

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