Colin Gordon, 88

Jan 2, 2019

Colin C. Gordon, 88, of Wareham, died Dec. 30 at Life Care Center of Plymouth. He was the husband of Claire H. (Haddad) Gordon.

Born in Petersham, Mr. Gordon moved to Wareham in 1942 and graduated from Wareham High School, Class of 1948 where he met his high school sweetheart, Claire Haddad. Their high school class still meets once a month to this day.

Mr. Gordon served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. He received a Purple Heart from wounds received in action while in Korea. After his discharge, he began his employment with New England Telephone as a lineman and retired as installation and repair manager.

Survivors include his wife, Claire H. Gordon of Wareham; his children, Bruce Gordon and his wife Kim Kee of Canton, Patricia Capachione and her husband Michael of Wareham, and Peter Gordon and his wife Terri of Wareham; his grandchildren, Michael Capachione Jr., Jon Capachione, Josh Capachione, David Gordon, Alexandra Gordon, Poh Kheong Vong, and Poh Yee Vong. He was predeceased by his brothers, the late Alistair Gordon and Eion Gordon.

His funeral service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 5 at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy. (Route 28), Wareham at 10 a.m.  Interment will be in  Agawam Cemetery, Wareham.   Visiting hours will be Friday from 4 to 7 p.m.

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