Obituary for William Leo Jordan
Jordan, William Leo
Former long-serving Member of Provincial Parliament/previously worked with Ontario Hydro for 39 years.
William Leo Jordan passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, February 15, 2015 at the age of 85. Special thanks to the staff at Lanark Lodge and Perth Community Hospital for their excellent care. Leo was the beloved husband of the late Thecla (Kelly) Jordan. Loved and respected father of Anne Marie (Guy) Simard of Ottawa, John (Brenda-Leah) Jordan of Rideau Ferry, Leona (Brent) Healey of Smiths Falls, Helen (Michael) McGuire of Rideau Ferry and Valerie (Steven) Wilson of Tampa, Florida. Sadly missed by his grandchildren, David (Mandy), Trevor, Jordan and Maryanne Simard; Justen, Amanda-Thecla and Thomas Jordan; William, James and Emerson Healey; Christopher, Stephen, Leo and Shamus McGuire; Emily, Megan, Malcolm and Kelly Wilson. Dear brother of Kathleen (the late Gus) Fitzgerald, Lawrence (Madeline) Jordan and Dorothy (Al) Schulte, predeceased by brothers Francis (Marie), Patrick (Sheila), Edwin and Leonard Jordan; brother-in-law of Aurea Rae, Celine Kelly and the late Catherine Bell. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and many good friends. Family and friends may pay their respects at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls on Thursday, February 19th from 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday, February 20th from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Francis de Sales Church, Smiths Falls on Saturday, February 21st at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place at St. Francis de Sales Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Francis de Sales/Blessed Sacrament Church Building Maintenance Fund, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Tri-county Dental Coalition.