Lucy D. Gordon

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Lucy Dora Gordon, 86, of Taneytown, formerly of Howard County, died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at her daughter's home.

Born Oct. 6, 1926, in Ellicott City, she was the daughter of the late George Francis and Esther Elizabeth Iager Bassler. She was the wife of the late William Cissell Gordon Sr.

She had worked at the former Clarksville Bank and been a school bus driver in Howard and Frederick counties for more than 25 years.

She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Fulton and a member of the Fifth District Volunteer Fire Department auxiliary in Clarksville. She enjoyed cooking, baking, playing checkers, dominoes and cards.

Surviving are daughter and son-in-law Esther and Mark Gieron, of Taneytown; son and daughter-in-law, William C. "Bill" and Lisa Gordon, of Highland; a sister-in-law, Florence Bassler; grandchildren Matthew Gordon, Sarah Flynn and husband Charles and Joshua Gieron; and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a brother, George L. Bassler.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 11795 Rte. 216 (Scaggsville Road), Fulton. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 11795 Scaggsville Road, Fulton, MD 20759; Trinity Lutheran Church, 38 W. Baltimore St., Taneytown, MD 21787; Elias Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 465, Emmitsburg, MD 21727; or to Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.

Online condolences may be made offered at

Funeral Home
Haight Funeral Home & Chapel
6416 Sykesville Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
Published in Carroll County Times on Aug. 8, 2013
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