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Alvin David Gordon , 88, of New Haven, died peacefully at River Glen Health Care Center of Southbury on Saturday, August 8th. Alvin was born in Boston on October 14, 1931. He was the son of the late Samuel and Rose (Levett) Gordon and beloved former husband of the late Myrna Tashman Gordon. He is survived by his daughter Susan Gordon (Andrew) of Watertown and Robin Gordon (Stephen) of West Haven. He is also survived by his grandchildren Ruby Kurtz of New Haven and Asa Rubman (Meghan) and great grandchildren Noah, Dylan, and Mia of Washington State. He was predeceased by his son Scott Evan Gordon and sister Beverly Witten. Alvin was a graduate of Hopkins, attended Brandeis University, graduated from University of Connecticut with degrees in math and business administration, and was a member of Tau Phi Epsilon fraternity. He managed Elm City Plumbing Supply and Hill Commerce Realty. Alvin was an avid sports enthusiast and athlete. He loved computer graphics, photography, music, and sailing his boat with family and friends.
August 8, 2020
18 Av,5780
August 11, 2020
Private Graveside Service

B’nai Jacob Memorial Park, 200 Wintergreen Ave, New Haven, CT.

Will be Private




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Posted by:
Ann Karol

Dear Susan and Robin,
My warmest thoughts are with you today. This is such poor timing for such a sorrowful event.
We have so many happy memories of your parents, never to be forgotten.
Best wishes,
Ann Karol

Posted by:
Barbara Beitch

Susan and Robin, I am thinking about you, upon learning of your father’s death. My deepest condolences to you both.
Barbara Beitch

Posted by:
Ed and Doris Zelinsky

We all will miss Al.

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