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Updated: 07/17/2014 08:00:02AM

Edwin R. Gordon

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Edwin R. Gordon, 77, of Punta Gorda, FL died at home Monday, June 2, 2014.

Born December 7, 1936, in Johnstown, PA he was a son of the late Edwin C. and Sadie M. Gordon. He was a 1955 graduate of Philipsburg-Osceola High School. In 1958 he married Lucy Ann Johnson, to whom they had three daughters and later were divorced.

He served in the Navy from 1954 with an Honorable Discharge in 1962.

He was an Executive Salesman in the industry of heavy equipment relocating to various parts of Ohio where he later retired from Ideal Roller Company in 2002. After retirement he moved to Florida with his youngest daughter and granddaughter.

He enjoyed boating, fishing, Sundays at Church and brunch at Burnt Store Grille, Gilchrist Park and ice cream, most of all, spending quality time with family and friends.

In addition, he is survived by three daughters, Diane Weidhaas of O’Fallan, Mo, Susan Barchick and husband, Chuck, of Sylvania, Oh, and Linda Sposito of Punta Gorda, FL and five grandchildren. Also survived by a sister, Carolyn Gallaher and husband David, brother, Robert Gordon, many nieces and nephews, some residing in Clearfield, PA and various parts of the US.

Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home in Punta Gorda, FL has posted his full obituary and is handling the arrangements on Saturday, July 19, 2014 with a gathering of friends and family at noon. A secondary service will be held in procession at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge # 2606, 25538 Shore Dr. Punta Gorda, FL.

Memorial contributions may be made to Tidewell Hospice and the American Cancer Society.

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