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Gordon Hosford Obituary
Gordon Harold Hosford Wilton, NY – Gordon Harold Hosford of Davidson Dr. passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. He was 85. Gordon was the son of the late Raymond Hosford Sr. and Amber Alger of Greenwich. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his brothers, Earl and Raymond Jr. and his sister, Pearl Barnes Marra. At 17 years old he joined the Navy serving during World War II. He was a member of the VFW, Eagles, American Legion and a lifetime member of the International Brotherhood or Painters & Allied Trades. Gordon worked for H. F. Thompson for 45 years. Survivors include his son Steven (Magi) of Sanford, FL; grandson Raymond Hosford Miller and his mother Linda Hosford Miller and great-granddaughter Brittany Veneroso. He also leaves behind two nieces, Sandra (Kirk) Woodcock and Diane (Bill) Wade; two nephews Glenn (Diane) Barnes and Ronald (Pat) Hosford and his companion of many years, Phyllis McCarthy of Greenwich. The family would like to thank Dr. Liebers and his staff for the excellent care given to Gordon. Relatives and friends may call from 10 to 12noon Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 at the William J. Burke & Sons/Bussing & Cunniff Funeral Homes, 628 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs. Funeral services will follow at noon at the funeral home. Burial with military honors will be at 1:30pm at the Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Duell Rd., Schuylerville. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Legion Adirondack Post 70, 34 West Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 or the VFW Gurtler Brothers Post 420, 190 Excelsior Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. Online remembrances may be made at www.burkefuneralhome.com.

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Published in The Saratogian on Oct. 31, 2012
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