OBITUARY

Harold Marshall Gourley

25 March, 193522 March, 2021

It is with profound sadness that the family of Harold Marshall Gourley announce his sudden passing on March 22, 2021 at the age of 85.

He will be lovingly remembered by his children: Cliff, Glenn, Colleen, Mike; his daughters in law, Tracy, Laura and Nicole; his sons in law Gino & Paul as well as his 18 grandchildren that brightened his life every day. He will also be missed by his numerous relatives and friends in Ireland, Canada and Indian Rocks Beach where Marshall spent many a winter.

He was predeceased by his loving wife Mildred Gourley of 50 years and his daughter Dianne Moretti-Gourley.

Marshall was born in Northern Ireland (Belfast) and immigrated to Canada in 1959. He loved life and his family with a passion that will be remembered and sorely missed. He was an exceptional father, grandpa and golf player. He will be a role model for generations to come.

Due to the Covid pandemic the service will be restricted to immediate family only. The family will be organizing a celebration of life later in the year when it is safe to do so.

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Alan Gourley

28 March 2021

So sad to hear of the passing of Uncle Marshal. We have fond memories of when Marshal and Mildred came over to Ireland for our wedding in 1993 and then again when he stayed with us, was lovely to have him here. Our sympathies go out to you all. This lovely photo is from our wedding with my dad Derek in the middle and uncle David with Marshal.

Alan, Andrea & Christopher Gourley
Northern Ireland

Solorzano Family

28 March 2021

To the Gourley Family, We are deeply saddened by the news of the loss of your father & grandfather. May you find comfort in each other during this difficult time and may his soul rest in eternal peace.
You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

You are in our thoughts.
Nadia, Ivan & Marco

Barbara Nelson

26 March 2021

Marshall had such a great sense of humour. He was a wonderful man I always enjoyed talking to him at family functions.
I will miss him.
My condolences to all his family.

Evelyn Walsham

26 March 2021

So sorry to hear about Marshall had so many memories of working with him Lots of fun times. I am sure if Gerry was not deceased he would be also very sorry as he played golf with him for many many years. My thoughts are with you and your family.

David & Norma Nelson

26 March 2021

To Marshall's children and grandchildren,
Marshall was my brother-in-law and life long friend. We want to express our deepest sympathies as you remember Marshall. I am truly sorry for your loss. Marshall was a kind, fun loving man and I will miss him dearly but will always remember the good times both in Belfast and here. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Uncle Dave Nelson.

Joe and Morena Agueci

26 March 2021

To the Gourmey family. Our sincere heartfelt condolences for your heartbreaking loss. May you find comfort in each other and in the wonderful memories of the love shared and time spent with your dad.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you

Warm hugs
Joe and Morena

Primo & Bruna Giusto

25 March 2021

It was always a pleasure to spend time with Marshall at family events as we watched our mutual grandkids grow. We will remember Marshall for his kind smile and his affectionate nature. He liked to give a good long hug.

Our deepest condolences.

Vania Giusto

25 March 2021

Every family gathering that included Marshall was a chance to be delighted by his positive and jovial nature. Such a kind man whom we admired for his strength and who loved his family with an open heart.

We will miss the twinkle in his eye and his joyful voice. May he Rest In Peace for a life well lived.

Vania Giusto and family

ROBERT STEWART

25 March 2021

My sincere condolences to the Gourley family on this tragic loss. Marshall was my workmate and friend of almost 50 years. He was a true friend, always did the best for those around him, told wonderful stories, never let life get him down and always carried his Belfast Spirit wherever he went. I miss him dearly, R.I.P. Marshall

Heather Walter

25 March 2021

Uncle Marshall, my favorite uncle! On weekend sleepovers I'd have so much fun hanging out with all my cousins. Uncle Marshall would pile 5, 6 or 7 of us into the K Car. If memory serves me right it was the 5 seater model? The good old days! Diane and I sat shotgun in the front, funny no one fought us for it. Diane let me in first and I got to sit closest to Uncle Marshall. I had no idea, it was a set up. Yep, Diane knew of the vice-like grip that would latch onto my knee as soon as the car got going. Trapped, I squirmed, yelled, pulled away but he had me. Jammed in like a sardine in a tin, I had to endure until we arrived at the pond and someone opened a door.

My uncle Marshall, so full of fun and love!

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