Carole Jane Gordon, 86, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at the Mifflin Center. She was the wife of the late Jack B. Gordon until his passing in 2020.
Born in Jeanette, PA, she was the daughter of the late Edmund and Viola (Buck) Hebrank. Carole met Jack at the age of 13 while attending Jeanette High School. At 19 Carole left her parents, traveled to England to join Jack where he was stationed and married him in 1955. She was employed as an executive secretary for numerous manufacturing companies over the years including Pirod Inc, Plymouth, IN.
Carole loved reading, doing crossword puzzles, and crafting. She also enjoyed following sports, especially Pittsburgh teams and Penn State athletics.
Survivors include her two sons: Jack Gordon, husband of Renae, of Pound, Va., and Kurt Gordon, husband of Patricia, of Sinking Spring; eight grandchildren: Chris, Doug, Wendy, Ryan, Laura, Andrew, Aaron and Alec; and eight great-grandchildren: Kaleb, Kadence, Chase, Carter, Gunner, Rey, Chase, and McKenna. She is also survived by a son-in-law, Jerry "Buster" Ross.
Carole was preceded by a daughter, Melissa Ross, a granddaughter, Katie Ross, and two siblings, Lorena Mazer and Jim Hebrank.
The memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, West Reading. A visitation will take place from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service.
Memorial donations may be made to Calvary United Methodist Church, 1 West Wyomissing Ave. Mohnton, PA 19540 or to the Animal Rescue League, 58 Kennel Rd., Birdsboro, PA 19508.
Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home Inc, West Reading is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at kuhnfuneralhomes.com.