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Donald L. Gordon

October 9, 1946 - August 10, 2016

Donald L. Gordon, 69, of Moundsville, WV, died Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at his home.
He was born October 9, 1946 in Wheeling, WV, a son of the late Charles and Doris Milhorn Gordon.

Donald was retired from the Ormet Co., and the Ironworkers and was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, the VFW and American Legion and was a Marine veteran (Purple Heart recipient) of the Vietnam War.

In addition to his parents, Donald was preceded in death by his stepmother, Mary Makowski and a brother, Thomas Gordon.

Surviving is his step mother, Mary Etta Gordon of Moundsville, his loving wife, Carolyn Skrzypek Gordon, 3 children; Eric (Janice) Gordon of Moundsville, Mark (Patricia) Gordon of Wilmington, DE, Cari (William) Snider of St. Clairsville, OH, 4 sisters and 2 brothers; Douglas (Mary Lee) Gordon of Benwood, Cathy Skrypek of SC, Jerri (Rick) Mason of Wilmington, NC, Barbara (John) Howell of Hedgesville, WV, Gordon (Janet) Gordon of Wheeling and Linda Baker of Shadyside, OH; Mother-In-Law, Sophie Skrzypek; Brothers-In-Law, Richard (Francette) Skrzypek and Larry (Joyce) Skrzypek; Also surviving are 6 grandchildren; Dylan, Nicholas, Ella, Claire, Nolan and Shay.

Friends and family are invited to attend Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 10:00am at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with Rev. That Son Ngoc Nguyen as celebrant.

Entombment will follow at Mt. Calvary Garden Mausoleum, with full military honors from the Moundsville Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to: BDHS, 325 Logan St., McMechen, WV 26040 or online at

Arrangements by the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville, WV 26041.

Online condolences may be extended to the family at

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Saturday, August 13, 2016

Time: 10:00 am


St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

Moundsville, WV

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, August 13, 2016


Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling

1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

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