Priscilla J. (Emerson) Gordon
HAMPSTEAD, NH: Priscilla J. (Emerson) Gordon, 90, died
Tuesday at the Rockingham County Complex in Brentwood, NH.
Mrs. Gordon was the wife of the late C. Earle Gordon.
Born in Haverhill on July 11, 1918, Mrs. Gordon was the
daughter of the late Herbert B. and Dora (Caswell) Emerson.
Upon graduating from Haverhill High School in 1936 she
continued her education at MacIntosh Business School in
Haverhill. Mrs. Gordon had worked as Secretary/Bookkeeper
for the John D. Osgood Co., and then worked as a Dental
Assistant in Haverhill schools for the Haverhill Health
Department for 29 years before her retirement in 1983. She
was a longtime member of Riverside Memorial Church and the
Women's Guild, was a charter member of Haverhill Chapter
#39, Order of Rainbow for Girls, was co-organizer, and troop
leader, of Girl Scout Troop #17 and member of the Walnut
Mrs. Gordon is survived by her daughter, Nancy Ann Pike of
Nampa, ID; sons, Richard E. Gordon of East Kingston, NH,
Ronald P. Gordon and his wife Linda of North Ft. Myers, FL;
six grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; sister, Dorothy
Martin of Wakefield, MA, and several nieces and nephews. She
was the sister of the late Harriet Thurlow and Staff
Sergeant Herbert B. Emerson, Jr. who died in WW11.
Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service Sunday 2:00
p.m. at Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main Street,
Haverhill. Interment, in the spring, at Riverview Cemetery.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Emerson
Memorial Fund at Riverside Memorial Church, 278 Groveland
Street, Haverhill, MA 01830.
Online condolences may be sent to www.dcsfuneralhome.com