Gordon "Gord" William Baxter
June 18, 1944 – May 05, 2022
Gordon “Gord” William Baxter, age 77 of Carleton Place, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2022 at the Queensway Carleton Hospital in Ottawa. Born in Saint John, New Brunswick, he was son of the late Kenneth and Audrey (Dykeman) Baxter and brother to the late Malcom Baxter. He was a 1962 graduate of Saint John High School and 1963 graduate of Saint John Vocational School in electronics. He was employed with Canadian Pacific in Saint John before transferring to Canadian Pacific Telecommunications in Montreal. He moved out of Quebec to Carleton Place with his family in 1981 to work for Goodwood Data Systems, later going into business for himself with Gandacar Consulting Ltd. until he retired.
Gordon is survived by his wife of 54 years, Dawn (née Hunter) Baxter in Carleton Place, Ontario, son Carl Baxter in Murrell’s Inlet, South Carolina, daughter Andrea (Shawn) Monette and grandchildren Erynn and Nathan Monette in Carleton Place, Ontario, sister Rosalie (Hugh) Brittain in Saint John, New Brunswick, sister-in-law Anne Angevine in Truro, Nova Scotia, mother-in-law Lillian (née Hunter) Atkins, brother-in-law Robert (Gen) Hunter, sister-in-law Barbara Hunter, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins in Saint John, New Brunswick.
No visitation will be held. The funeral will take place on Friday, May 13, 2022 at 12:30 p.m. at Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, 19 McArthur Avenue, Carleton Place, Ontario. Archdeacon Brian Kauk will officiate. Interment will take place at Cedar Hill, Saint John, New Brunswick at a later date. The service will be livestreamed on YouTube, to view the service search YouTube.com for "BarkerFH Gordon Baxter" starting at 12:30 p.m. on Friday.
Donations in Gordon’s memory may be made to the MS Society of Canada, St. John’s Church in Innisville, or the Lanark County Food Bank.
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