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Gordon (Viking / George) Dennis MacKay passed away suddenly at home on Tuesday, October 24th, 2023. Age 65 years.

Beloved husband of Laura Pegahmagabow. Loving father of Gord Jr. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren. Dear brother of Brian, Bruce, and Brent. Brother-in-law of Richard Pegahmagabow (Wendy); Roberta Pegahmagabow; Corrine Aibens; and the late Steven Tabobondung; Eva Jane Stiles; Carol Pegahmagabow; and Percy Pegahmagabow. Dear nephew of Audrey Pawis; Barbara Pawis; and Fred Nanibush. Forever remembered by special friends: Captain Kirk, Steve Ruggles, Jim Secord, and "Super" Dave Pawis. Forever missed by his nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great nephews, other relatives, and friends.

As was Gord’s wish, cremation has taken place.

Sacred fire at Gord’s home until the final send off on Saturday, October 28th.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to Wasauksing School would be appreciated.


Dear Laura, We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you during this difficult time. Hugs.

-Donna & Peter van der Valk

Jesus Gord. You left us too soon. RIP you crazy bastard.

-Jamie Forcier

I am so sorry to learn of Gord's passing. I taught him at Cobalt Public school and liked him as a student. May he rest in peace.

-Bonnie MacDiarmid

Laura, my dear friend, I am sorry to hear of Gord’s passing over to the spirit world. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Kelly Lawson

-Kelly Lawson

Sincere condolences to you Laura and your family. In love and light big brother Bruce,

-Bruce K. Mackay

My condolences to the family and friends .. during this time of loss 🙏💜🪶 May Gord Rest In Peace.

-Janie Ann Brydges

RIP big guy. Always loved meeting up with you . Will never forget you. Great friend, Gentle giant.

-Brian Sutherland

I grew up with Gord all through public school. He was a great guy. Always funny and eager to make those around him laugh with his crazy antics. He left us too soon. My sincere condolences to his family and loved ones.

-Bill McIntosh