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Funeral service held for MP Gord Brown

MP Gord Brown, who died suddenly in his Parliament Hill office at the age of 57, laid to rest Thursday, May 10. Brown, who represented the eastern Ontario riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, was well-liked member of Parliament with a great sense of humour.
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Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MP Gord Brown. Photo/ gordborwnmp.ca

Veteran Conservative MP Gord Brown to be laid to rest on Thursday, May 10.

The 57-year-old Brown was a veteran MP representing the eastern Ontario riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes. He was first elected in 2004, and won re-election three more times, including most recently in 2015.
     
He has been described by members from all parties as a fun, accessible and well-liked member of Parliament with a great sense of humour.

Brown was found unresponsive in his office on May 2 and could not be resuscitated.

He leaves behind a wife and two sons. 

The funeral service will be held at the Lou Jeffries Recreation Center in Gananoque at 11 a.m., followed by a graveside service at Gananoque Cemetery.

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