Who is Don Pidgeon?

Today we lost our good friend Don following a courageous battle with cancer. Here is a blog I wrote in June 2015 that will shed some light on who Don Pidgeon was. I will compose a new blog soon

United Irish Societies of Montreal Historian's Corner

IMG_7133Some people may be wondering who is this Don Pidgeon that I have mentioned the last little while. So here is a short blog on what I know about him. 

Donald Pidgeon was born the youngest child of William James Pidgeon and Marjorie Black 1. Growing up, family was important to Don and his siblings Thelma, Rita, and Bill, and is equally important today. Although his children are spread across the globe, Don and his wife Nadia (Ewasiechko) are always in touch with their children James and Jennifer (Emile) and their granddaughter Romy.

Don grew up in Griffintown, living there from 1940 to 1966, and has resided in Dorval since 1973. He had a 35 year career in retail before retiring in 1996.

Don joined the United Irish Societies of Montreal in 1968, where he quickly became involved with the organization’s activities, moving up the ladder from year to year…

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