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AGE: 83 • Pelican Island

Gordon W. Search, 83 of Pelican Island, NJ passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017. He was born in Newark and raised in Irvington, NJ. Gordon resided in South Orange, Brielle, Radnor, PA before moving to Pelican Island 25 years ago. He entered the Army during the Korean Conflict and served two years in the 11th Airborne Division, making 23 jumps. Following his service he finished his education at Upsala College in East Orange, NJ. He was hired by NJ Bell Telephone Company in 1956 where he held numerous management jobs, last being Treasurer. He then went to Bell Atlantic in Philadelphia, PA as Executive Director of Corporate Finances. Gordon also took pride in being a Brielle Volunteer Fireman. Surviving is his loving wife of 59 years, Marion (nee Weber), his 3 children, Mitchell of Milburn, NJ, Dana Freeman (Richard) of Brick, NJ and Susanne Perkins (Brett) of West Chester, PA. He is also survived by his 7 grandchildren, who called him PeePa and loved him dearly, Matthew Freeman, Rachel Grimes (Erik), Christopher Freeman, Madelynn and Courtney Perkins, Emma and Andrew Search. A memorial mass will be held on Friday, April 28, 2017 at St. Catharine of Siena Church, Seaside Park, NJ at 10:00am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gordon's memory to by visiting www.stjude.org. Quinn-Hopping F.H., Toms River, is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 23, 2017
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