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John M. Gordon, age 97 of Toledo, passed away on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at the Merit Home in Toledo.
John was born Toledo on November 26, 1916 to William and Margaret (MacKay) Gordon and was a life-long resident. John graduated from Woodward High School in 1934. He was drafted in 1940 and served his country honorably in the Army Air Force during WWII. All six of his brothers served honorably, 5 were drafted and his brother Neil enlisted, 3 in the Navy, 2 in the Army Air Force and 1 in the Army. Thankfully, all returned from service. Following the War, John worked his entire career for Sheller-Globe Corporation and retired in the early 1980's.
John was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers; Thomas, William, Bruce, and Alexander, and his sister, Elizabeth Crammond. He is survived by his brothers, Robert and Neil; sisters, Ann Sherette and Margaret Elise Sherette, and many nieces, nephews and other family members.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 2-9 p.m. at Blanchard-Strabler Funeral Home; 1163 W. Sylvania Ave. 419-269-1111
Published in Toledo Blade on Mar. 28, 2014
Blanchard-Strabler Funeral Home
1163 West Sylvania Ave Toledo, OH 43612