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Ruth M. Gordon

January 11, 2012
Westfield Republican
Ruth M. Gordon, of 591 Hunt Road, Lakewood, N.Y., passed away at 5:05 p.m., Tuesday (Dec. 27, 2011) in her home. She was the widow of William C. Gordon whom she married Oct. 3, 1942 and who died Feb. 10, 1988. Before her retirement she was an English teacher for the Mayville Central School System for 24 years. She was a longtime member of the Lakewood United Methodist Church and will be remembered as the “Cookie Lady,” baking dozens of cookies for many events. Surviving are a daughter, Susan A. Gordon-Brainard of Conewango Valley, N.Y.; two sons, Dr. William C. Gordon of New Orleans, La., and Robert E. Gordon of Ocala, Fla.; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and a sister, Jean Moore of Gowanda, N.Y. A memorial service was held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 31 in the Lakewood United Methodist Church. The Rev. Violet A. Davidson, pastor officiated. Memorials may be made to the Lakewood United Methodist Church, 164 Shadyside Ave. Lakewood, N.Y. 14750. You may light a candle in remembrance of Ruth at


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