HUDSON FALLS – Edward A. “Eddie” Gordon, Jr., 58, of Hudson Falls, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in New York City.
Born on March 12, 1955, in Glens Falls he was the son of Edward A. Gordon, Sr. and the late Patricia (Barney) Gordon.
Eddie was a 1973 graduate of Hudson Falls Senior High School.
He served as a professional firefighter for the village of Hudson Falls for many years and also served as a dispatcher for the Washington County Department of Public Safety.
Eddie was active with the American Red Cross and loved spending time with people.
He is survived by his daughters, Kristen Gordon and Paige Longden, both of Hudson Falls; his father, Edward A. Gordon, Sr. of Hudson Falls; his sister Patricia Kilmer and her husband, Steve of Hudson Falls; his brother, Thomas Gordon of Queensbury; his nephews, Joel Davis and his wife Jolene and their children, Moriah, Mallory and Joseph, Greg Davis and his fiancé, Vanessa Dwyer and Nathaniel Kilmer; his niece, Liza; his aunts, Hazxel Hydeman of Erie, PA and Shirley Sawn of Glens Falls; several cousins and many friends.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main St., Hudson Falls.
A memorial mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church, on the park, in Hudson Falls with the Rev. Thomas Babiuch, pastor officiating.
The Rite of Committal will follow at St. Paul’s Cemetery in the town of Kingsbury.
Following the Rite of Committal, all are welcome to a gathering at McManus Hall, located next to St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church in Hudson Falls.
The Hudson Falls Volunteer Fire Department and Support group will meet at 6 P.M. on Friday evening at the funeral home to pay their respects.
Being a very caring person, it was Eddie’s wish to donate whatever organs could be used to help others. Because of this gesture, someone received the necessary organs to be able to see again. Eddie would like you all to consider this.
In lieu of flowers, his family has requested that donations be made to the American Red Cross, 74 Warren St., Glens Falls, NY 12801 or the Hudson Falls Volunteer Fire Dept, 220 Main St., Hudson Falls, NY 12839.