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Gordon Gordon

September 19, 2021

Obituary

Gordon Gordon, 86, of Longwood at Oakmont (previously Shadyside), passed away Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. Born in Pittsburgh to the late Madelaine Alexander and William A. Gordon of Sewickley. He was married to the late Donna Gordon for 53 years.  He is survived by his children Tracey (Tom) Reading, Courtney Wissinger and Paige Gordon; grandchildren Blake and Spencer Reading and Gordon and Andrew Wissinger; and brother Maitland Gordon. He was predeceased by four brothers: Laughlin, William, Charles and Jonathan. He attended Sewickley Academy, St. Paul’s School, Harvard University and University of Pittsburgh School of Law.  His career began as a Trust Officer at Mellon Bank, but he will be remembered for his many years of service to Carnegie Mellon University where he made major contributions in Development and Planned Giving. He was passionate about his 3 daughters, 4 grandsons and family pets. Maine was a special place to him as he enjoyed time spent in Seal Harbor and Isleboro. He thoroughly enjoyed his last 5 years at Longwood where he became involved in several committees and made wonderful new friends. He was a member of the Pittsburgh Golf Club and the Harbor Club in Seal Harbor. Friends will be received on Friday, September 24th from 1 – 3 pm and 5 - 7 pm at John A. Freyvogel Sons, Inc., (freyvogelfuneralhome.com) 4900 Centre Avenue at Devonshire Street. Funeral services and interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to support the Philip Chosky Theatre Improvement Fund at Carnegie Mellon University, P.O. Box 371525, Pittsburgh PA 15251-7525 or a charity of your choice.

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
September 24, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
John A. Freyvogel Sons, Inc

Visitation
Friday
September 24, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
John A. Freyvogel Sons, Inc

Private Service

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