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Merle F. Gordon Merle F. Gordon, 83, of Mercersburg, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at the Chambersburg Hospital. Born October 11, 1930, at Mercersburg, he was a son of the late Roy and Mildred Pine Gordon, Sr. Merle was a former employee of Snider's Elevator and Mercersburg Academy. He worked for 20 years at Grove Manufacturing and was last employed at Rock's Welding & Fabrication of Zullinger. He was a member of Clayton Memorial Church of God, Mercersburg. He enjoyed bingo, NASCAR, hunting, gardening, hunting mushrooms, cracking walnuts, and fishing in the Chesapeake Bay. His wife, Bertha N. Clippinger Gordon, died August 25, 2012. Surviving family include his five children, Pamela Dupuis and her companion Daniel Beatrez, and Fred Gordon, both of Mercersburg, Sharon Miller and Vanessa Latherow, both of Chambersburg, and Nichole and husband Shawn Roley of Ohio; step children, Verna and husband William Gress of McConnellsburg and Neill A. and wife Cathy Mellott, Jr. of Cove Gap; a sister, Doris Pine of Mercersburg; Merle's loyal canine companion, Foxy; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Jean Thomas, Dolly Lynch, Thelma Pine, Roy Gordon, Jr. and Harry Gordon. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Friday June 20, 2014 at Clayton Memorial Church of God, Charlestown Road, with Pastors Marcus W. Abernethy, Floyd E. Myers and Henry D. Barthalow officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg. Viewing 6 to 8 PM Thursday at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc., Mercersburg, and one hour prior to the service Friday at the church. www.lininger-fries.com
Published in Public Opinion on June 19, 2014
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