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Harriet G. "Hattie" Gordon


1926 - 2019 Obituary Condolences
Harriet G. "Hattie" Gordon Obituary
MANCHESTER, N.H. - Harriet G. "Hattie" Gordon, 93, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 6, 2019.

She was born in Akron, New York on January 7, 1926, and was the daughter of Carl and May Gifford. She was joined in marriage with Charles F. Gordon on February 2, 1952.

Harriet graduated from Westbrook Junior College in 1945 and went on the become a Medical Secretary in Manchester. Following, the Gordon family owned and operated Charles Gordon Insurance in Manchester. She spent many summers in York Beach, Maine with family and friends. Harriet was a volunteer at The Women's Aid Home, Elliot Hospital, and the Manchester Historical Society. She and her husband, Charlie, were members of the Manchester Country Club and the Palace Theater. Harriet was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother whose family was the center of her life, along with her dog Lokee. She enjoyed traveling, gardening, walking, golfing, reading, playing bridge, and needlepoint. Harriet was a parishioner of Brookside Congregational Church in Manchester.

Harriet was predeceased by her husband of 67 years, Charles Gordon; two brothers, Richard and Marshall Gifford; and her son Charles "Chuck" Gordon.

Family members include her sons Craig Gordon and his wife Janet, of Manchester; Bradley Gordon of Portsmouth; Daughter-in-Law Janice Gordon of Manchester; her four grandchildren Brian Gordon and his wife Katie of Hooksett; Matthew Gordon and his wife Kristen, of Hooksett; Andrew Gordon and his wife Katie, of Salem; and Jennifer Gordon of Nashua; three beautiful great-grandchildren; Cameron Gordon, Colby Gordon, and Hannah Gordon; and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to Birch Hill Terrace and the VNA Hospice of Manchester who provided exceptional care and comfort to her.

Calling hours were held Friday, May 10, at Goodwin Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 607 Chestnut Street, Manchester, N.H., with a funeral service in the Chapel of Goodwin. Interment followed at Head Cemetery, Hooksett, N.H. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Manchester Animal Shelter, 490 Dunbarton Road, Manchester, NH 03102 or the VNA of Manchester, 1070 Holt Ave., Manchester, NH 03109. Please visit www.goodwinfh.com to sign the online guestbook.
Published in Seacoastonline.com from May 14 to May 17, 2019
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