March 23, 1946 - May 19, 2018
Thomas S. Gordon, Sr., age 72, of Mentor, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018 at his home in his wife's arms surrounded by family.
He was born March 23, 1946 in Cleveland, the son of the late William and Ruth (nee Weitzel) Gordon. After graduating from High School, he served honorably in the US Army during the Vietnam War and suffered a long battle with complications from Agent Orange exposure.
Thomas worked for 44 years as a Longshoreman in Cleveland before his retirement.
He is survived by his wife, Andrea M. (nee Gahura) Gordon; daughters, Christine (Tim) Cottrell, Ruth (Abraham) Kantorowski, and Andrea C. (John Vondrick) Gordon; grandchildren, Timmy and Mathew Cottrell, Tommy Kantorowski, and Kira Vondrick; great-grandchildren, Marceline and Rowan Cottrell; siblings, Carol Florin, William Gordon, and Mary Gordon.
Thomas was preceded in death by his son, Thomas S. Gordon, Jr.; parents, William and Ruth (nee Weitzel) Gordon; brother, John Gordon.
A celebration of his life will be held 1-4 p.m. Sunday, June 10, 2018 at The Abbey of Willoughby, 38011 Euclid Ave, Willoughby, OH.
Memorial donations can be made to DAV - Disabled American Veterans, 1240 E. 9th St, Cleveland, OH 44199.