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Joseph X. Gordon, III

AGE: 70 • Wilmington

Joseph X. Gordon, III, 70 of Wilmington passed away peacefully on Sunday May 8, 2016 at home.

Joe was born in Wilmington, the son of the late Joseph X. Gordon, Jr, and Marie S. (McGoldrick). He graduated from Salesianum School in 1964 and later served in the Delaware National Guard. He worked as a manager at Sears, Roebuck and Co for 34 years. After his first retirement, he worked in security at Delaware Park, where he retired again as chief investigator. He loved spending time with his family and enjoyed relaxing in his backyard.

Joe will be missed by his wife of 47 years, "Nandy" Mary S. (Schlinsock); his sons Joseph, Robert and his wife Karen, Kevin and his wife Stephanie; his daughter, Christine; his grandchildren, Ty, Sara and Quinn; his sisters, Pauline Dorsey and Anne Hughes; his brothers John, Thomas and Gerald and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, May 16th at Church of the Holy Child, 2500 Naamans Road, Wilmington at 12 Noon, where friends may call after 10:30 AM. Burial will be in Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Oblate Retirement Fund, 2200 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19806. www.mealeyfuneral 302-652-5913
Published in The News Journal from May 12 to May 15, 2016
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