Gordon R. Naser
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FAIR HAVEN - The Rev. Gordon R. Naser, 87, of Fair Haven died Saturday, March 12, 2016, at Rutland Regional Medical Center.
He was born Feb. 18, 1929, in Torrington, Conn., the son of J. Stephen and Winifred (Healy) Naser.
He graduated from Torrington High School in 1946, Castleton State College, Bangor Theological Seminary and Chicago Theological Seminary.
He began working part time with his father in 1944 at a fish hatchery in Litchfield Conn., then as a fish culturist for the state of Connecticut.
He was pastor for parishes in Maine, Illinois, Ohio and Massachusetts, as well as Fair Haven and West Rutland in Vermont.
The Rev. Naser enjoyed collecting die-cast antique cars and fishing.
Survivors include a daughter Ada-Marie Naser, a son Eric Naser, a sister Lucina Sekulski, grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife Janet (Sullivan) Naser on June 23, 1999; and a brother Robert A. Naser on Feb. 15, 2015.
There will be no public calling hours or funeral service.
Private graveside services will be at the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Fair Haven.
Arrangements are by Durfee Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America, 2000 L Street, NW Suite 410, Washington, D.C. 20036; or to the Habitat for Humanity of Rutland County, 6 Court St., Rutland, VT 05701.

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Published in Rutland Herald from Mar. 15 to Mar. 16, 2016.
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March 9, 2019
I will always remember how Gordon helped me through a very difficult time in my life. He was so much more than a pastor to me. He was a true friend. My best to Ada and family.
Paula Thouin (Hamel)
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March 27, 2016
i light a candle for you eric
March 21, 2016
Gordon was not only my pastor but also a mentor and good friend who helped me through a very difficult time in my life. My condolences to Eric and Ada and the rest of the family.
Paula Thouin
March 19, 2016
Fond memories of Gordon from Floyd Barton.
Floyd Barton
March 16, 2016
Good memories of out time in the
Holyoke area.
Holly & Chuck Ihloff
March 16, 2016
Gordon may you rest in peace I will miss you
Fred Capron
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