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Anna Marie Gordon, 92 – Married 66 Years

anna marie gordon obituary

Anna Marie Gordon, 92, of Auburn, passed away Thursday, September 10th, at Lehigh Valley Medical Center, Allentown.

Born in Framingham, Massachusetts on July 13, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Joseph & Maria (Gomes) Chaves, both immigrants of Portugal.

She was the wife of Leon E. Gordon. They celebrated 66 years of marriage.

In addition to her husband, she is also survived by two daughters: Karen (Pat) Cauller, of Hilton Head Island, SC, and Theresa (Corky) Umbenhaur, of Auburn; one son, Dennis (Carol) Gordon, of Auburn; grandchildren: Ryan (Lisa) Umbenhaur, Jill (Keith) Kirby, Matthew (Brittany) Cauller, Stacey (Mike) Cowan, Laura (Ben) Miller & Emily Gordon, great-grandchildren: Ethan, Brady and Alex Umbenhaur, Cohen and Avery Kirby, Claire and Kate Cauller and Penelope Miller and one sister, Irene Calvao, of Massachusetts.

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In addition to her parents, Anna is also preceded in death by three brothers: Arthur, Armindo, & Adolf Chaves.

Anna was a member of St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, Schuylkill Haven. She also belonged to the Schuylkill County Floral Club, and the Senior Citizens Craft Club. She volunteered with the Schuylkill County Community Volunteers in Action knitting hats, gloves and scarves for children, which she won an award for. She also made afghans for nursing home residents. She enjoyed family gatherings, dancing, traveling, crocheting, flower gardening and designing and sewing clothes. She was an amazing wife, mother, and grandmother and will be greatly missed.

Anna was a retired seamstress.

Services and interment will be held privately.

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