Anna julia Gordon

April 12, 1922 ~ June 12, 2020 (age 98)


(98) of Johnstown went home to be with our Lord June 12, 2020.  Born April 12, 1922 in Manhattan daughter of Morris and Rodelphina(Henriquez) Mateo.  Preceded in death by her parents and husband Golie Gordon, Sr. and children Golie Gordon, Jr. (Lucy), Phillip Gordon, David Gordon (Keisha), Anna Gordon, Theodore Gordon, sisters marguerite Mateo and Alice (Mateo) Van Eyken, grandsons Manuel Oliver and Angelo Purbaugh.  Survived by her children Joseph (June), Gary (Faith Inez), Alicia Thompson, Beatrice Gordon ad Dottie Davis and a host of Nieces, nephews and grandchildren that expand over five generations, 31 grandchildren, 51 great grandchildren and  great-great grandchildren.  Anna worked as a nurse’s aide in a New York hospital before she met her husband and moved to Johnstown where she raised her ten children.  Anna donated and believed in charity and helping out for a good cause as she faithfully donated to St. Judes children’s fund for years.  In 2012 she was awarded by the NAACP for being a member of the “village” that contributed to the black presence in the community. She had a kind soul and was a God-fearing woman that left a lasting impression on all she met.  “Miss Gordon or “Miss Ann” as she was addressed always had a host of visitors coming by to say hello no matter her age.  “Miss Ann” always kept her nails and hair done along with a smile.  Family and friends will be received from 5-8 PM Friday and are invited to attend her Homegoing Service at 1 PM Saturday at Moskal-Reid Funeral Home, Elder James Britt officiating, Committal Headricks Union Cemetery

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Funeral Service
June 20, 2020

1:00 PM
Moskal Funeral Home
79 J Street
Johnstown, PA 15906

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