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“Pam, Please accept my condolences on Gordons passing, although it has been years since I have seen Gordon he is someone that I too will never forget....Read More »
1 of 52 | Posted by: Jennifer Robertson (Beach)

“My sincere condolences to you, Pam, on the passing of Gordon. Although I am not certain that you and I have met, Gordon and I worked together for a...Read More »
2 of 52 | Posted by: Suellen Glenat (Meloche)

“I first met Gordon in 1996 on my second day of employment with Casino Niagara. From that time until now I would cross paths with him probably less...Read More »
3 of 52 | Posted by: Dwayne Townsley

“What else is left to say about a man who affected so many. I am not entirely sure that Mr. Sleeper ever really realized the part he played in so many...Read More »
4 of 52 | Posted by: Kelli Harriman

“Memory is a strange human phenomenon. Some things we forget almost as soon as they occur. Other things, or events, we retain for a longer period, but...Read More »
5 of 52 | Posted by: Lynn Gonyou

“Dear Mrs Sleeper, please accept my sincere condolences and strenght in these difficult days, not only on my behalf but also from the rest of the...Read More »
6 of 52 | Posted by: Miguel Tromp

“Pam, We want too express our condolences to you on the passing of Gordon. He truly was a special person. Yes a mentor, friend and advocate for all...Read More »
7 of 52 | Posted by: Brian Mosher

“Dear Mrs. Sleeper, Please accept my sincere condolences. Gordon to me is a wonderful person, who when I saw him he had nothing but kind words to say....Read More »
8 of 52 | Posted by: Don Weaving

“Sincere condolences to the Sleeper family on Gordon's passing. Gordon was a great mentor and friend to those who had the pleasure to work with and...Read More »
9 of 52 | Posted by: Frank Cricenti

“Please extend my condolences to the family and friends of Mr Gordon Sleeper. I had the pleasure of working with Gordon over the years, and found him...Read More »
10 of 52 | Posted by: Cora Lawrie

“My heart goes out to all, and to you Pam. I always will remember Joel as a young man who had God in his heart and a good woman by his side. Please...Read More »
11 of 52 | Posted by: Warren Towne

“Words will never be able to descibe the impact that Gordon Sleeper had on my life as I know it today. In March of 1994, Gordon not only gave me the...Read More »
12 of 52 | Posted by: Michael Marcelloni

“Gordon Sleeper was a giant among us, the true north of any project he led. As a father does with a child, he took the time to share his vision, views...Read More »
13 of 52 | Posted by: Andrea Bauer

“Sorry to hear of Gordon's passing and his dad's. My family sends our Condolences. Dennis Linton Security Shift Manager Casino Windsor Windsor Ontario...Read More »
14 of 52 | Posted by: Dennis Linton

“Pam, I did not know your husband, I have never met him, but his picture speaks a thousand words. I am so sorry for your loss. I cannot help in the...Read More »
15 of 52 | Posted by: Liz Shattuck

“Dear Pamela, I believe you and I only met on one occassion, many years ago, but I can assure you that Gordon spoke of you with great admiration to me...Read More »
16 of 52 | Posted by: Garth Bent

“Dear Mrs Sleeper. Please accept my sincere condolences at Gordon's early passing. As mentioned in many other posts, Gordon was also my mentor. After...Read More »
17 of 52 | Posted by: Joe Claus

“Pam, I am so sorry to hear about Gorden, He was a kind and gentle spirit. I know you will miss him. And I know that Heaven is a much better place...Read More »
18 of 52 | Posted by: Josie De Lazzari

“Dear Pam, The prayers and good wishes are being sent to you from our family to yours during this difficult time. We pray that your family will know...Read More »
19 of 52 | Posted by: Mike and Donna Geary

“My sincere condolences to everyone who has been touched by Gord. I am a better person for having known Mr. Sleeper. Thank you for being a great...Read More »
20 of 52 | Posted by: Frank Corlis

“Pam, Our hearts and thought are with you. Gordon is one of those people that I will never forget, as he was genuine, honest thoughtful at the same...Read More »
21 of 52 | Posted by: Sean Miller

“To the Sleeper family you have my sincere condolences in this time of loss. I had the privilege of knowing Gordon for the last 6 yrs and Gordon has...Read More »
22 of 52 | Posted by: Kevin Fillenwarth

“May God hand Carry Gordon to HIS loving side, with the aid of Mary and Her LOVING SON, Jesus Christ! May HE continue to Bless you, Pam and cradle you...Read More »
23 of 52 | Posted by: Margo Healy

“Dear Pam On behalf of the Niagara Casinos (Casino Niagara & Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort) Human Resources Training Team, please accept our...Read More »
24 of 52 | Posted by: Colleen Falco

“I met Mr. Sleeper in 1994. At that time I was a single Mom, working with Casino Windsor in their executive offices through a temp. agency in the...Read More »
25 of 52 | Posted by: Mary Beth Godin

“As a young person entering the new world of a casino, it was always comforting to know that there was someone genuine and original who was truly...Read More »
26 of 52 | Posted by: Dana Kozelj

“Mrs. Sleeper, Many people pass through our lives but Gord was one of those people who just didn't pass through your life - he made a lasting...Read More »
27 of 52 | Posted by: Janet Morettie

“I worked with Gord as an opening team member at Casino Niagara. Gord was very respected by all that had contact with him. He consoled and supported...Read More »
28 of 52 | Posted by: Claudette Richard

“I was truly saddened to hear of Gordon's passing. I was on his starting Team at Casino Niagara. I have always held Gordon in the highest esteem and...Read More »
29 of 52 | Posted by: David Austin

“My sincere condolences to all family and friends, many of whom are where we are today due to the guidance and leadership Gord gave us all. I wish I...Read More »
30 of 52 | Posted by: Michael King

“I lift up the soul of Gordon and know he is at peace in his heavenly home with the Father. May Jesus keep Pamela and his family close to His heart...Read More »
31 of 52 | Posted by: Mary

“Mrs. Sleeper, My sincerest sympathy to you on the loss of Gordon. When I joined the Security Department in 1997, Mr. Sleeper took the time to welcome...Read More »
32 of 52 | Posted by: Josephine Lettieri

“My deepest sympathy to Gord's family, he was a great man and a great mentor. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very difficult time....Read More »
33 of 52 | Posted by: Angela Kelly

“It is good to have an end to journey towards but it is the journey that matters in the end. Gord's journey ended all too soon but not before leaving...Read More »
34 of 52 | Posted by: Tom Hennigar

“Dear Pam and family, My deepest sympathy to you and yours on the recent loss of your husband and father-in-law. May God comfort you and your family...Read More »
35 of 52 | Posted by: Kevin Whitfield

“Mrs. Sleeper, Please accept my heartfelt condolences on Gordon's passing. I had the pleasure of knowing Gord these past ten years. He was an...Read More »
36 of 52 | Posted by: Pat Dunn

“Pam, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that you and your family are in my prayers. (Cursillo 245) Lorraine Bilodeau ”
37 of 52 | Posted by: Lorraine Bilodeau

“My deepest sympathy to Gordon's wife Pam and family. No words can express the loss of such a great man. Many people, including myself, would not be...Read More »
38 of 52 | Posted by: Kim Koz

“i worked with gord in casino Niagara for a few years and always thought of him as a good friend saddened to hear of his passing i will miss him...Read More »
39 of 52 | Posted by: gibby mooney

“We received notice of your husband's death through Christine Duffley. YOu are both in our prayers during this sad time. He is with Our Lord. Your...Read More »
40 of 52 | Posted by: Mary and Scott Fitzpatrick

“To say that Gordon Sleeper was a "Good Man" is an understatement at the very least. Numerous people had told me about his legacy. When I finally had...Read More »
41 of 52 | Posted by: Kelly Tessier

“Gordon or (Mr. Sleeper) as I refered to him, gave me my start in the Gaming Industry...."somehow" my resume found it's way to his desk in early 1995....Read More »
42 of 52 | Posted by: Pete

“Gordon made me feel very welcome when I first came to work at Casino Niagara. I am so sad that he was taken from us at such an early age. I, together...Read More »
43 of 52 | Posted by: Steve Wolstenholme

“Dear Mrs Sleeper, My sincerest sympathy for the loss of Gordon. I started on the gaming industry in 2001 and I must say that I had the better teacher...Read More »
44 of 52 | Posted by: Gonzalo de Diego

“To a great man and friend who gave me a chance and truly changed my life. To a teacher and mentor who gave me the guidence and advice to prevail....Read More »
45 of 52 | Posted by: Angelo Rizzo

“Pam, Please accept my deepest sympathies at this time. I am so sorry to hear of Gordon's passing. May God cradle him in the palm of his hand....Read More »
46 of 52 | Posted by: Shirley Hutchins

“Pam, So sorry to hear about your husband. May the support of family and friends help you through. I know the agility family is all thinking of you....Read More »
47 of 52 | Posted by: Judy

“I had the privilege of working with Gordon while he was at Casino Niagara. Gordon always made sure that everything was right and fair for everyone....Read More »
48 of 52 | Posted by: Chris-Ann Bradshaw

“Dear Mrs Sleeper and Family, On behalf of the many people in our company that knew and worked with Gordon, please accept our condolences for your...Read More »
49 of 52 | Posted by: John Katnic

“Gordon was an inspiration to many of us, he was a gracious friend, who will be truly remembered as such. Our thoughts are with all of his family at...Read More »
50 of 52 | Posted by: Jacquie and Nick Langley

“Our thoughts and hearts are always with you Pam. Love Always, Mike, Dawn, Sacha, Mikey, Fritz & Manny ”
51 of 52 | Posted by: Mike & Dawn Heilig

“Meeting Gordon Sleeper in May 1994, I had no idea how this man would impact not only my career but also, my life. During our time working on the...Read More »
52 of 52 | Posted by: Gerry Finnegan


Gordon Joel Sleeper, 58, of Manchester died July 8, 2007, at his home after a long illness. He was born in Bremerton WA, June 16, 1949, and was the son of Gordon Dale and Emily Janet (Towne) Sleeper.

In 1971 Gordon received his BA in history from Lynchburg College. Following graduation, he began working for the CIA. In 1980, he began working in the surveillance and security field for the Nevada gaming control board. He continued working in that field globally until his retirement in February 2006.

Always a private man, many would call him their mentor, a guide, a good friend.

Family members include his wife, Pamela (Bois) Sleeper, of Manchester; nieces and nephews, and cousins. Gordon was pre-deceased by a sister, Geri Lynne Sleeper Yerxa, in 1978

Calling hours will be Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 in Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St. corner of North St.

A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Monday July 16, 2007 in St. Joseph Cathedral, Pine St. Manchester.

Following cremation, inurnment took place in Mt. Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum.

Flowers are to be omitted,

Memorial donations can be made to the St. Joseph Cathedral building fund, 145 Lowell St. Manchester, 03104, or to a charity of one's choice.