George “Tom” Gordon, age 75, a resident of Two Rivers, passed away on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at Atrium Post Acute Care in Two Rivers.
Tom was born on May 30, 1943 in Arkansaw, WI to the late George and Marion Rice Gordon. He attended school at Washington High School in Two Rivers. On April 7, of 1979, Tom married Charlotte Rohr in Manitowoc. She preceded him in death on April 16, 2015. Tom had worked as a welder for most of his life, but also moonlighted as a cab driver. He enjoyed going to rodeos, watching NASCAR and bike races, and camping. Above all, Tom enjoyed spending time with his family.
Survivors include Tom’s stepchildren, Shane (Karen) Reno, and Christine Reinke and her significant other Scott Elsner, all of Green Bay; five grandchildren, Shawntel, Tim, Kristen, Hailey, and Cami; seven great grandchildren, Logan, Cal, Brody, Sicily, Skyler, Xavier, and August; brother, Joe Gordon; also nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Tom was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Charlotte; son, Dean Gordon; parents, George and Marion Gordon; and brother, Ken.
Memorial services will be held at 5 p.m. on Monday, August 13, 2018 at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home. Deacon Rich Bahnaman will officiate with burial of Tom’s cremated remains to take place at Holy Cross Cemetery in Two Rivers. Cremation has taken place at the Harrigan Parkside Crematory and Chapel. Following the service, a dinner for family and friends will be held at the Harrigan Parkside Gathering Center located on the south property of the funeral home. The family will greet relatives and friends at the Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home on Monday from 4 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 5 p.m. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.harriganparksidefuneralhome.com
The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Crematory, North 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.