Dr. Daniel S. Gordon (1941 - 2018)

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Dr. Daniel S. Gordon, age 76, passed away on January 31, 2018 at his home.
Doc was born on August 4, 1941 in DuBois, Pa. He was the son of the late Charles Gordon and the late Ellen (Vandivort) Gordon.
On June 29, 1963 he married his high school sweetheart, Pat (Fusco) Gordon. She survives.
He was a graduate of Reynoldsville High School class of 1959. He then attended and graduated from Lock Haven University, followed by enrollment and graduation from the University of Pittsburgh (D.T. Watson School of Physical Therapy).
He practiced physical therapy in Lancaster, Pa., for three years, before entering medical school at PCOM in Philadelphia, Pa.
Doc returned to his hometown upon completion of his medical studies and was instrumental in the development of the emergency room at DuBois Hospital. After many years as director of emergency medicine, he finished his career in Reynoldsville, Pa., as a family physician.
He received many distinguished awards in his lifetime and served on numerous community associations in Reynoldsville, DuBois and the surrounding area.
For 37 years (1974-2011), he enjoyed his role as team physician for the DAHS football team.
He is survived by his children, J.C. (Stephanie) Gordon and Gretchen (Bob) Javens; grandchildren: Emily (Kody) Barrett, Daniel P. Gordon, Matthew Gordon, Darik O'Neil, and Danielle O'Neil; two great-grandchildren, Colton Yohe and Emma Barrett; and one brother, Joe (Nancy) Gordon of DuBois, Pa.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Judith (Gordon) Philp and infant son, Daniel Gordon.
In accordance to Doc's request there will be no public visitation. A private family celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
Family suggest memorials to Reynoldsville Historical Society, P.O. Box 72, Reynoldsville, PA 15851, or a .
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Bernard P. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Reynoldsville, Pa. To leave online condolences please visit www.BPSnyderFh.com.
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Published in The Courier Express on Feb. 2, 2018
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