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Donald E Gordon
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1923
Death: Dec. 24, 2010

DEXTER - Donald E. Gordon, 87, fell asleep peacefully on earth and awoke in heaven Dec. 24, 2010. He was born April 16, 1923, in Dexter, a son of Leo Brooks "LB" and Edith (Jaquith) Gordon. He graduated from N.H. Fay High School, Class of 1942. Don had been accepted at the University of Maine to study engineering, but was drafted into World War II with the first group of inductees from the state of Maine. He proudly served his country as an Army amphibious engineer in the South Pacific.
Don owned and operated Don's Texaco, Dexter, for many years. He also worked at Eastland Woolen Mill, Corinna, where he met his wife.

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Hazel (Jones) Gordon of Dexter; his four children, Lois and husband, Jim Crawford, of Brunswick, Thomas and wife, Rosalie Gordon, of Newport, Donna and husband, Chuck Patterson, of Dexter and Sandra and husband, Richard Thomas, of Dover-Foxcroft; a brother, David and wife, Mona Gordon, of Garland; a sister, Marjorie and husband, James Welch, of Port Deposit, Md.; eight grandchildren, Heidi Osborne, Suzanne Osborne-Smith, Stephanie Osborne-Rafford, Rachel Gordon, Jeremy Patterson, Amanda (Patterson) Lane, Elizabeth Hardwick and Jennifer Merrill; and nine great-grandchildren, Nicholas Osborne, Samantha and Sarah Smith, Reilly and Cameron Rafford, Lukas and Caleb Patterson, Felicite Lane, and Andrew Hardwick.
He was predeceased by six brothers, Alfred, Ernest, Earl, John, Fred and Frank; and a sister, Dorothy (Gordon) Lambert.
Spring burial and a military committal service will be held at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter. (Bangor Daily News 12/25/2010) 
 
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 Parents:
  Leo B Gordon (1878 - 1954)
  Edith M Gordon (1888 - 1964)
 
 Spouse:
  Hazel A Jones Gordon (1923 - 2013)*
 
 Children:
  Donna Gordon*
 
 Siblings:
  Alfred B Gordon (1909 - 1971)*
  Leo E Gordon (1911 - 1997)*
  Earl A Gordon (1913 - 1989)*
  Dorothy Gordon Lambert (1914 - 1999)*
  John H Gordon (1916 - 1987)*
  Fred B Gordon (1918 - 2008)*
  Donald E Gordon (1923 - 2010)
  Frank H Gordon (1925 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Dexter
Penobscot County
Maine, USA
 
Created by: Bev Winship
Record added: Dec 25, 2010
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From obituary: Donald Everett Gordon (April 16, 1923 - December 24, 2010)
- Duane Crabtree
 Added: Jul. 9, 2014
 
 
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