Gordon, Kenneth M

Birth Name Gordon, Kenneth M
Gender male
Age at Death about 86 years, 1 month, 7 days


Type Date Place Description Notes
Birth about 1908    
Death 1994-02-08 Amherst, Cumberland, NS, Canada    


Father Gordon, Gay W
Mother Wood, Emma
  1. Gordon, Estelle
  2. Gordon, Ross B
  3. Gordon, Muriel
  4. Gordon, Howard
  5. Gordon, Clare
  6. Gordon, Albert
  7. Gordon, Stanley
  8. Gordon, Lydea
  9. Gordon, Martha
  10. Gordon, Alice
  11. Gordon, Maybelle
  12. Gordon, Gaynelle


Married Wife Stewart, Annie E
  Marriage 1933-06-17 at Parrsboro, Cumberland, NS, Canada
  1. Gordon, Gary
  2. Gordon, Gay
  3. Gordon, Keith
  4. Gordon, David
  5. Gordon, Edith
  6. Gordon, Living


GORDON, Kenneth M. - 86, Amherst, formerly of Oxford, died February 8, 1994, in
Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born at Black River, Cumberland
County, he was a son of the late Gay and Emma (Wood) Gordon. Known as the
unofficial rose king of Canada, he was founder of Gordon's Greenhouse Ltd.,
Oxford. He was president of Sugar Loaf Fish Farms Ltd. and had worked 16 years
as a butter maker with Oxford Creamery. He was a former member of Oxford Town
Council and served as deputy mayor. He was a former member of Oddfellows Lodge
and Oxford Kiwanis Club. He was honored by the Oxford Area Lion's CLub in 1975
in appreciation for community service and in 1976 by Flowers Canada in
appreciation for dedication to the flower industry. He was a member of Oxford
United Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, the former Annie E. Stewart;
four sons, Gary, Gay, Keith, all of Oxford; David, Truro; two daughters, Mrs.
Edith Reynolds, Mrs. Bessie Brookins, both of Oxford; two sisters, Mrs. Estelle
Graves, Amherst; Mrs. Muriel Guilderson, British Columbia; 20 grandchildren; 21
great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by five brothers, Howard, Clare, Ross,
Albert, Stanley; five sisters, Lydia, Martha, Alice, Maybelle, Gaynelle.
Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in MacDiarmid's Funeral Home, Oxford.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Oxford United Baptist Church, Rev. Blair
Holden officiating. Spring burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Oxford.


  1. Gordon, Gay W
    1. Wood, Emma
      1. Gordon, Kenneth M
        1. Stewart, Annie E
          1. Gordon, Gary
          2. Gordon, Gay
          3. Gordon, Keith
          4. Gordon, David
          5. Gordon, Edith
          6. Gordon, Living
      2. Gordon, Estelle
      3. Gordon, Ross B
      4. Gordon, Muriel
      5. Gordon, Howard
      6. Gordon, Clare
      7. Gordon, Albert
      8. Gordon, Stanley
      9. Gordon, Lydea
      10. Gordon, Martha
      11. Gordon, Alice
      12. Gordon, Maybelle
      13. Gordon, Gaynelle