Jeffrey D. Gordon

ATHOL – Jeffrey Dean Gordon, age 49, a long standing resident of Athol, passed away unexpectedly on May 19, 2017. He was the son of Idella Mae (Dingman) Gordon and Douglas Gordon of Athol, and the step son of Elwyn Johnson of Wendell.

He was honored with his GED and moved forward with his mason license. He worked as a mason for several years within the community. In his younger years Jeffrey enjoyed his NASCAR, fishing, collecting and trading antiques, playing cards, auctions, and spending time with family and friends.

He leaves behind 10 sisters and four brothers, Sheila Kenny of Greenfield, Hope Bernard of Friendsville, Tenn., Anita Gordon of Athol, Douglas Gordon, Jr. of Orange, Andrea Harris of New Salem, Tracy Bigwood of Athol, Michael Gordon of Athol, Jay Gordon of Orange, Audrey Leguizamo of Florida, Diane Fortes of Orange, Ravin Griffith of Athol, Oleda Newcombe of Athol, Dean Gordon of Winchester, N.H. and Denise Gordon of Swanzey, N.H.. He also leaves behind 16 nephews, 16 nieces, two great nieces and two great nephews. He also leaves behind four dogs he loved dearly, especially his best friends Memphis, Minnie, Puggy, and Princess.

A graveside service will be held at 4 p.m. on Monday, June 5, at Silver Lake Cemetery.

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Arrangements are in the care of Higgins-O’Connor Funeral Home, 146 Main St., Athol.



To our working friend Doug Gordon, we at work are in sympathy with you for the loss of your Brother.Best wishes today.Sincerely, Pat  (Marnie's Mom) and all of us in the office.

Permalink You're sorry for Doug? That asshole has been working against us the entire time he stole everything out of Jeff's house forged his signature on his will he should get no sympathy!

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