Gordon Wilfred Hanshaw

                                                          ┌── William Howatte Hanshaw
                                                          │    1880-1961 
                          ┌── Wilfred John Hanshaw ───────┤
                          │    1918-1985                  │
                          │                               └── Mildred Ora Franklin
                          │                                    1891-1950 
Gordon Wilfred Hanshaw ───┤
B: 1946                   │                               ┌── George Mainprize
D: 2007                   │                               │
                          └── Eileen Margaret Mainprize ──┤
                               1924-2004                  │
                                                          └── Rhoda Mitchell
   ├── Allura Hanshaw  1
   └── Kenneth Hanshaw  1

M: Stella Marie Gallant

Gordon Wilfred Hanshaw     [ID 09131] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 13 1946, Kentville, Nova Scotia.2,3  

He married ---.  (Name of first wife currently unknown).  

He then married Stella Marie Gallant2,3 [Stella Jones4,5].  Stella, daughter of Roderick Jones & Florence Stella Marie MacKinnon.4  

In 2005 Gordon & Stella were residing in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.4  

Gordon Wilfred Hanshaw died Apr 5 2007, at his home, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.2,3  

Gordon's obituary was published as follows:2,3

Gordon W. Hanshaw 60, Dartmouth

Gordon Wilfred Hanshaw, 60, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 5, 2007, at home surrounded by his loving family.  Born Sept. 13, 1946, in Kentville, he was a son of the late Wilfred and Eileen (Mainprize) Hanshaw.  Gordon served with the Canadian militia formany years before beginning his career with EDS right until his death.  He was a member of Blessed Pope John XXIII Roman Catholic Church for many years.  He enjoyed reading, computers and a great debate on any issue including politics and history.  Gordon is survived by his best friend and loving wife of 23 years, Stella Marie Gallant; daughter, Renee (Corey) Strickland, Cole Harbour; sons, Greg (Jenine) Gallant, Singapore, David (Megan) Gallant, Lake Echo; children from previous marriage, Allura and Kenneth Hanshaw; grandchildren, Autumn Leigh, Benjamin Gordon, Alicia, Jennie, Keegan Kiley; sister, Wileen Roy, Cole Harbour; brother, Philip (Lynda) Hanshaw, Cornwallis; several nieces and nephews.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main St., Dartmouth, where at Gordon's request, there will be a private visitation for family from 2-4 p.m. today.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Monday, in Blessed Pope John XXIII Roman Catholic Church, Colby Village, Fr. Paul Morris officiating.  Interment in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens.  Reception to follow in Atlantic Funeral Home Reception Centre.  If so desired, a donation in Gordon's memory to a charity of one's choice would be appreciated.  Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com


  1. Obituary of Gordon Wilfred Hanshaw.
  2. Obituary of Gordon Hanshaw; posted Apr 7 2006 by Carol MacLean () to NS-CAPE-BRETON-L.
  3. Obituary of Gordon Hanshaw; Cape Breton Genealogical & Historical Association:
  4. Obituary of Florence Jones; posted Jan 2 2006 by Carol MacLean () to NS-CAPE-BRETON-L.
  5. Obituary of Eileen Margaret Hanshaw.

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