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Gordon Russell Leard


Gordon  Russell Leard

The death occurred at the Western Hospital, Alberton, on Monday, June 15, 2020, of Gordon Russell Leard, beloved husband of Leta Margaret (nee Hudson) Leard of Summerside, and formerly of Fortune Cove, PEI, age 91 years. Born at Fortune Cove, PEI, on December 29, 1928, he was the son of the late G. Russell and Clara (nee Lockerby) Leard.

Loving father to Susan Leard of Cornwall and Allan Leard (Deceased 1980). Cherished grandfather to Tina (Dennis) Zaccagnini of Calgary, AB, Kevin Leard of Halifax, Heidi (Chad) Deagle of Hunter River, and Dave Hardy of Vancouver, BC. Great-grandfather to Olivia and Victoria Zaccagnini and Cadence and Ruby Deagle. Dear uncle to Sylvia Yeo of Summerside, Anna Semple of Kensington, Earl Leard of Fortune Cove, John (Patti) Leard of Oakville, ON. Cathy Leard of Oakville, ON, and Bill Leard of Yellowknife, BC. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews of the Hudson Family. He is also survived by brothers and sister-in-law, Ted (Jean) Hudson of Cascumpec, Arthur (late Lillian) Hudson of Summerside, Jean Hudson Murphy of Edmonton, AB.

He was predeceased by brothers, William Leard, Kenneth (late Edith) Leard and Rev. Earl (Elinor) Leard.

Resting at the Rooney Funeral Home and Chapel, Alberton, from where a private family visitation and funeral will be held, Rev. Robert Lockhart officiating. Interment in the Cascumpec United Church Cemetery.

As an expression of sympathy memorial to the CNIB or to the Alzheimer Society would be gratefully appreciated.
Service Date
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Service Location
E. Gerald Rooney Memorial Chapel

Private Family Visitation and Funeral Service

Burial Location
Cascumpec United Church Cemetery

Requested Charity
C.N.I.B. or to the Alzheimer Society