|Birth: ||May 18, 1941|
Otago, New Zealand
|Death: ||Feb. 17, 2006|
Gerard “Gerry” James Gordon, age 64, passed away on Friday, February 17, 2006. He is preceded in death by his son, Anthony Laurence Gordon and sister, Monica Stevenson.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 41 years, Eileen; daughters, Anna Torres and husband, Rudy of San Antonio, TX; Sarah Pedrozo and husband, Hugo of Austin, TX; Elizabeth Hubbell and husband, Ramon of Dallas, TX; son, John Gordon and wife, Teri of Aberdeen, Scotland; grandchildren, Sofia, Ella, Paloma, Tony, Olivia, Pete, Mariano, Luke, Leo, Catherine; brother, John Gordon and wife, Anne; sisters, Sister Mary Gordon, R.S.M.; Elaine O’Brien and husband, Frank; and brother-in-law, Bob Stevenson, all of New Zealand; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Born in Picton, New Zealand, on May 18, 1941, Gerry attended St. Joseph’s Convent School in Picton, St. Patrick’s College in Silverstream, Wellington, and graduated from Victoria University in Wellington, where he received his B.S.C. and M.S.C. in applied chemistry. He spent several years in the cement industry in New Zealand and Australia before moving to Texas in 1978, where he worked and later purchased a chemical admixtures company which evolved into Monex Resources, Inc. He was President of TACA, President of the Board of Ursuline Academy in San Antonio, TX, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Oblate School of Theology for a number of years, and came to consider the Oblates part of his extended family. He established the Curtis/Gordon Scholarship for Graduate Studies in Chemistry at Victoria University and also had an interest in Bistro Time Restaurant, San Antonio, TX, which he greatly enjoyed. He loved tennis, New Zealand rugby, American football, enjoyed boating and spending time hosting friends and family on his boat, “The Suwannee River.” He was proud to become an American citizen in 2002. Gerry cherished spending time with his extended family in New Zealand and treasured the time he shared in his grandchildren’s lives.
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum
Created by: John Baumer
Record added: Feb 22, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13413237
Left us too soon, Gerry|
Added: Aug. 10, 2013
Ti ho conosciuto in Italia dalle parole dolci della tua amata Elizabeth, che mi ha molto raccontato di te e della tua preziosa famigli, ed ora che ho appreso la notizia della tua scomparsa, il mio cure si è rattristato. I tuoi figli hanno seminato il rico...(Read more)|
Added: Oct. 3, 2007
I am happy that you loved the United States. We were graced to have you here. I'm sure you were a kind and wonderful man. Sleep well.
Added: Feb. 22, 2006