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Donald E. Gordon

GEORGETOWN: Donald E. Gordon, 80, died Saturday afternoon at Merrimack Valley Hospital. Mr. Gordon was the husband of the late Muriel R. (Holt) Gordon.

Born in Groveland December 11, 1927, Mr. Gordon was the son of the late C. Edward and Esther A. (Brocklebank) Gordon. Following his graduation from Groveland High School he worked as a teller for the former Haverhill National Bank. During the Korean Conflict he served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany as a member of the Finance Group of the 43rd Infantry. Upon his discharge he joined the former
Western Electric where he worked thirty-three years before his retirement. As an active member of his community he served on the Georgetown Board of Appeals and Finance Committee, and was a driver for the Council on Aging. He was a member of the First Congregational Church, Central Fire Company, Charles C. Dame Lodge, American Legion, the Georgetown VFW Post 7608.

Mr. Gordon is survived by his sons Douglas A. and David A. Gordon; daughter Donna A. DeSisto and her husband Steven; grandchildren Heidi Johnson, Kate DeSisto and Cheryl Castle; four great grandchildren; sister Marilyn Kent and her husband Robert of Groveland; brother Richard Gordon and his wife Janet of Salisbury, NH, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers Ralph and Howard Gordon, and sister Gertrude Corthell.

Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service Saturday Feb. 9th at 10:00 a.m. at the First Congregational Church. Private burial at Harmony Cemetery. At the families request there will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the First Congregational Church, 7 Andover Street, Georgetown, MA 01833, or Central Fire Company, 47 Central Street, Georgetown, MA 01833. Arrangements by Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main Street, Haverhill, MA.

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