William Clifford Nord
After a courageous battle with cancer William Clifford Nord passed away peacefully, with his
family at his side on October 11th 2019 at the age of 70.
Cliff was born in Geraldton on December 29th 1948 and spent the majority of his life in the
Greenstone area. Cliff had many careers over the years and made numerous friends, some may
remember him from his time in the logging industry or as a fellow student at the Lakehead
University of which he graduated with a Bachelor of Honors going on to teach for many years at the
Johnny Therreault Memorial School in Aroland. In the last few years Cliff enjoyed his time working
with the Greenstone Association of Community Living and engaging at his passion for outdoor
activities. He will be most fondly remembered as "Farmer Nord". Spending his time tending to the
family farm at the end of Mckenzie Street East.
Cliff is the beloved husband to his wife of 51 years Mary-Ann. Cherished father of his children Lisa
Del Bianco (David Del Bianco), Clifford Nord junior (Sabrina Nord), James Nord (Shelly Stanert),
Joanne Nord (Thomas Robbins). A doting Grandfather to Stephanie Lebel (Remi Lebel), Caitlin Del
Bianco, Mitchell Nord, Bree-Anne Nord (f: Michael Halliday) and Julienne Nord. Cliff is survived
by his siblings Ann Wilson, Grace Cyr (Mike Cyr), Joyce Cossette (Roland Cossette), Leslie Nord,
In-laws Raymond and Alice Sasines, John Metansinine (Mary) as well as numerous nieces and
Cliff is pre-deceased by his parents Alma and Ernest Nord, Stepfather Cyril Blais, his brother
Alexander Nord, his father-in-law Frank Sasines, his mother-in-law Marie Sasines as well as his
brother-in-law Joe Wilson.
Family and friends are invited to visit Fawcett Funeral Home on Tuesday October 15th from 7:00PM
to 9:00PM. The funeral ceremony will be held at St.Theresa's RC Church on Wednesday October
16th at 11:00AM.
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation - Northern Cancer Fund
Thunder Bay, Ontario,
(Formerly: Northern Cancer Research Foundation)