Gurdial (Gordie) Singh Ghag
March 5, 1951 – Jan. 7, 2008
Gurdial passed away at Chilliwack General Hospital after a heart attack. He is survived by his wife, Balwinder Kaur, of 29 years; 1 son and 3 daughters; Happy, Daljit, Parmjit, and Jasleen. Gurdial is also survived by his parents, Swarn Singh Ghag and Gurmit Kaur Ghag, 3 brothers and 1 sister: Satnam, Sukhvinder, Amrik, and Neelam. Gurdial immigrated to Canada from the village Athouli, Punjab in India at the age of 14. His passion and dedication to hard work was evident to everyone that surrounded him. Gurdial was a warm hearted, respectful and generous man. Gurdial’s hard working nature was always balanced with his family and friends. He was always willing to give sound advice and go out of his way to lend a helping hand. Gurdial was a well-respected member of our family and the community.
Gurdial was a dedicated benchman/saw filer for 30 years in Boston Bar, Chilliwack farmer, and a successful businessman. He will be greatly missed by all.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 13 at 11:00 am at Riverside Funeral Home, 7410 Hopcott Road, Delta.
The family would like to thank the staff at Chilliwack Hospital and BC Cancer Agency for their exceptional care shown to Gurdial, and to Dr. P. Weatherston for his help over the years. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the BC Cancer Agency or Canadian Diabetes Association.