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Gordon C. Collett


Gordon C. Collett

Local Harness Racing enthusiast Gordon Charles Collett of Fredericton crossed the finish line as he completed life’s race on Monday, July 30, 2018 at Hospice House, Fredericton. Gordon was 87. Born in Fredericton, he was a son of the late Gordon M. and Hilda E. (Moore) Collett and husband of Marie E. (Thompson) Collett.

Prior to his retirement, Gordon was employed with L. E. Shaw Ltd. for many years and was involved with Harness Racing for over 60 years.

Gordon is survived by his wife Marie and Marie’s children Bev (Debbie Green) and Greg Thornton (Patcharee); a son Mark Collett (Susan) and Mark’s mother June Collett; a grandson Jared Collett and a granddaughter Michelle Sabattis; chosen granddaughter Chantal Sirois; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers Ronald and William; step-grandson Damon Thornton.

There will be no visitation hours or formal funeral service as per Gordon’s request. Private interment.

For those who wish to make a charitable donation in Gordon’s memory, the family suggests the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Bishop’s Funeral Home, Fredericton, has been entrusted with the arrangements and online condolences and sharing of memories may be sent through


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