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Gaskin, Victor (Died)
appeared in Woodstock Sentinel, 25 Apr 2018, A, p. 9, column 3
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GASKIN, Victor - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Woodingford Lodge, Woodstock, Victor Macdonald Gaskin in his 98th year. He is survived by his two daughters, Caroline Gaskin of London, Barbara Gaskin of Norwich Norfolk, England, grandson Nicholas Gaskin of London and great-grandson of Forest. He will be remembered by his nieces, nephews, and extended families. Predeceased by his parents Dennis and Margaret Gaskin (nee Macdonald), daughter Marilyn Baker, brothers Ronald and Neil as well as his three wives Doreen “Jean” Gaskin (nee Brooks), Marion Gaskin (nee Wilson) and Mary Gaskin (nee Connolly). Victor proudly served his country as a pilot and bomber squadron leader in WW II. He went on to work for the Federal Government as a manager for ManPower Canada and was involved in many facets of business in and around the Woodstock area. Throughout the years he pursued a vast array of interests such as woodworking, golfing, gardening, photography, and horseback riding. He even learned leather work just so that he could make his own saddle. Victor was instrumental in organizing the first Woodstock Wood Show. A Memorial Mass was held at Holy Trinity Parish, 1420 Devonshire Ave, Woodstock on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 11 am with Fr. Dariusz Jagodzinski. Interment of ashes will take place in St. Mary’s Cemetery in May. SMITH-LEROY FUNERAL HOME , 69 Wellington St. N, Woodstock (519-537-3611) has been entrusted with the arrangements. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Br #55. Personal condolences may be sent a www.smithleroy.com

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Genealogical Resource
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Date of Publication
25 Apr 2018
Date Of Event
April 12, 2018
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.13339 Longitude: -80.7497
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Gaskin, Victor (Died)