Bernard Gordon

September 22, 1935 - January 1, 2010
Bernard Gordon

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Bernard “Jack” Gordon, 74, died at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice LifeCareCenter on January 1, 2010.

Born September 22, 1935 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, one of 13 children of Harvey Glenn and Mary Ellen Morris Gordon. Preceded in death by his parents, five siblings and his best friend John Pimenidis who recently passed December 23rd.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Jenice Ann Gordon and beloved son Jonathan of Wilmington, and 7 brothers and sisters in Pennsylvania. His sister-in-law, Mary Lou Kueffer and husband, Roger were also by his side and assisted in his care through a long illness.

Jack and his wife retired to Wilmington in 1998 after a varied career in banking, real estate and his own business in Prince Georges and Calvert Counties, Maryland.

Jack loved his family, many friends and neighbors and was known in the community for his positive attitude and his get things done approach.

Woodworking and gardening were his passion. His handmade birdhouses displayed his love of nature and all living things. Jack stories will be remembered by his family and friends for years to come.

A memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 16th at the Wrightsboro Baptist Church at 2736 Castle Hayne Road.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to Lower Cape Fear Hospice.

The family expresses their appreciation for the outpouring of support for Jack over the last several months that allowed him to go to God with dignity and peace.

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Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099

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  • January 04, 2010
    T-Bone & Cathy Smith says:
    Jen, Jon and family, We are so saddened by Jack's passing. We were blessed to have met him and really enjoyed the time spent with you, Jack and your family. His conversation and humor will always be a part of our lives. We will forever look back on those times with a smile. God bless you all. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. T-Bone & Cathy

  • January 03, 2010
    Sarah Burris says:
    To the Gordon Family Jack was an amazing person and he will be missed greatly.I know the saddness you feel for I have been there too. But try to remember the good times and all the laughs and let his memory live on through you. The one thing that I will remember are his hugs and the way he laughed.My thoughts and prayers are with all of you in this hard time.

  • January 13, 2010
    Jennifer Terry-Baker says:
    Jenice, I was so very sorry to learn of Jack's recent passing. Take care, take time and know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. May the blessings be to you and family.