The funeral for Gordon Ripley was held on Saturday, July 22, 2017 from Belvedere Funeral Home to Central Queens United Church where the service was conducted by Rev. Eric Lynk. The organist was Sarah Annena. The greeters were Sharon MacRoberts and Brenda Lapointe. During the service Sarah Annena sang One Day at a Time. The congregational hymns were All Things Bright and Beautiful, Unto the Hills and We Shall Go Out with Hope. Honorary pallbearers were everyone present. Pallbearers were Allan Gamester, Preston Weeks, Roy MacLennan, John C. MacLeod, Byron Weeks, Elmer Stewart and Thomas Wigmore. Flowerbearers were Maureen Weeks, Lois Lajeunesse and Brenda Lapointe. Interment took place in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. Following the interment, everyone was invited to join the family for a reception in the church hall.