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McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home
Monday August 13th, 2018
4:00pm - 7:00pm

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Holy Trinity Church
Tuesday August 14th, 2018

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Committal with Military Honors

Saratoga National Cemetery
Tuesday August 14th, 2018

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Robert Gordon Jr

Robert “Bob” R. Gordon, Jr., 69, passed away on Friday, August 10, 2018 at Albany Medical Center. Born in Troy, he was the son of the late Robert R. Gordon Sr and Joyce Roberts Gordon and the loving husband to Patricia Howard Gordon. Bob graduated from Troy High School, class of 1966 and Siena College class of 1970, he served proudly in the United States Army during Vietnam from 1970 to 1972, and he then served in the National Guard, retiring in 2008. Bob worked for the New York State Department of Civil Services as a classification and payroll specialist, retiring in 2003.

Bob was a 44 year member of the Troy Elks #141, serving as past Exalted Ruler, past State Vice President and past District Deputy, he also was a proud member of the Veterans of Lansingburgh.

In addition to his wife Patricia, he is survived by his daughter Heather Gordon, his siblings William (Karen) Gordon, Roselyn (late Joseph) Panza, Kathleen (William) Snyder, Janice Gordon, Gary (late Linda) Gordon, Kevin (Kelly) Gordon and John Gordon, his aunts Sandy Gordon, Gerri Gordon, Lorraine Roberts and Louise Roberts, also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Bob was predeceased by his brother Bruce Gordon and sister Cecelia Weber.

A special “Thank You” to Bob’s family and friend Donna Riley for their care and compassion.

Calling hours will be Monday, August 13, 2018, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home, corner of 109th Street and Third Avenue, Lansingburgh, NY 12182.

Funeral mass will be held at 9:00 am on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at Holy Trinity Church, 122 Vliet Blvd, Cohoes, NY 12047. Burial will follow at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, 200 Duell Road, Schuylerville, NY.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Holy Trinity Church 122 Vliet Blvd. Cohoes, NY 12047 or the Troy Elks #141, 134 North Greenbush Road, Troy, NY 12180.

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To the Family of Robert R. Gordon Jr.,So sorry to learn about the loss of your Dear Loved One, Robert. Please know that so many people share your grief with you to help you through this difficult time of sorrow. Please accept my deepest condolences as we await the time when Christ Jesus will awaken all those who have fallen asleep in death; including your Beloved, "Bob".(John 11:41-44)

J. Moore/Volunteer Aug 15 2018 12:00 AM

I worked with Bob from 1978 to 1982, and he sponsored me for membership in the Troy Elks. I know Bob will be missed by all who knew him. My deepest sympathies to his family and friends.

Ed Nowik Aug 13 2018 12:00 AM

I knew Bob from high school. He was always such a soft spoken, nice guy. As the coordinator for the Troy High Class of 1966 web site, I will post his obituary on our site in our Memory section and let our classmates know. My sincere condolences to his family.

Howard Mitchell Aug 11 2018 12:00 AM

Bob will be missed at the Plant City Lodge 1727. TO OUR ABSENT MEMBER.

John Guarino Aug 11 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Bill & family, sending our deepest Sympathy and prayers. Our thoughts are with you, With deepest Sympathy, Jack & Donna Mulligan

Donna Mulligan Aug 11 2018 12:00 AM

Gary and family,We were so sad to hear of Bob's passing. You have our thoughts and prayersLisa & Mark Allen

Lisa & Mark Aug 11 2018 12:00 AM

Roger and i will always remember Bob as the loving ,giving gentle person that he was with everyone.We will miss him deeply.Our condolences.Roger & Sue Trudell

Susan and Roger Trudell Aug 11 2018 12:00 AM