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In Memory of
Michael Joseph Gordon
November 24, 1939 - November 8, 2021

Visitation:
Monday, November 22nd from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Service:
Tuesday, November 23rd at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church

Michael Joseph Gordon, 81, passed away November 8, 2021 surrounded by his family after a 15 year battle with Parkinsons Disease. Michael is a US Army veteran that married Jeanne P (Schmidt) Gordon, the love of his life, on August 10, 1963. Known for his quick wit and love of family that includes his 5 children, many foster children, 13 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. At the age of 24 he began his career in new home sales where he quickly made a name for himself and earned the 1968 Ryan Homes Salesman of the Year in Columbus, OH. Following 25 years as a new home salesperson, he joined Jeanne as a partner in the Gordon Realty Company with much success and retired from Keller Williams Greater Columbus Realty in November 2019 where Jeanne still practices real estate.

Preceeded in death by his parents Robert H and Helen M Gordon, his brother Robert J Gordon, sister-in-law Sally Lee Gordon, his in-laws Francis G and Mildred E Schmidt. He is survived by his Wife of 58 years, Jeanne, Sons Robert Gordon and Michael (Patty) Gordon, Daughters Anne (Ryan) Newell, Katie (Aaron) Saenz and Betsy (Francis) Gordon-Canlas, Grandchildren Kelsey (Cameron) Gessner, Nicole (Kamarri) Gordon, Claire and Paige Gordon, Connor, Camden, and Delaney Newell, Ruby, Luella, Veda, and Diego Saenz, Lorenzo and Paloma Canlas, Great Grandchildren Wyatt, Drake, and Scotlyn Gessner, Sister-in-Law Margot Gordon, Sister-in-law Susan (Allan) Fitzwater, Brothers-in-law William (Kathy) Schmidt, Michael (Pam) Schmidt, along with many cousins, nieces and nephews.

A Catholic Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 10:30am at St Paul Catholic Church in Westerville. Visitation will be Monday, November 22, 2021 (2:00-4:00 pm and 6:00-8:00 pm) at Moreland Funeral Home 55 E. Schrock Rd. Westerville, OH 43081. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to St. Gabriel Radio https://app.etapestry.com/hosted/StGabrielRadio/OnlineDonation.html?page=Sustaining Members and / or WARM (Westerville Area Resource Ministry) https://warmwesterville.org/donate.

Condolences

Daniel Longstreth

Nov 10, 2021

I am sorry to hear about Mike's passing. He was a great man and always tried to make people smile.

 

CARL ROBERTS

Nov 11, 2021

Mic, You have our deepest sympathy for your loss. God bless you and your family. Carl and Pat

 

Barbara Neff

Nov 11, 2021

What a delight in knowing Mike (and Jeanne). They have always been a duo to me. We had many great Real Estate memories. I am so sorry for your loss but praying the happy memories will ease your pain of loss. Blessings! Barb Neff

 

Hugo Chocano

Nov 11, 2021

Deepest condolences from Ida and Hugo. Mike helped us purchase our first home in Westerville on 1979 We are going to miss him dearly.

 

Lynda Long

Nov 12, 2021

Dear Mic and Family I was sorry to hear about your Dad. Your Mom and Dad were the best... fond memories of them in the real estate world. May he rest in peace. Lynda

 

joseph barone

Nov 15, 2021

Rob and Mic--I was overwhelmed by the amount of care and love your parents shared with their large family and the children they brought into their home. I so enjoyed my interaction with your Dad. He was someone I emulated-a true professional who didn't take himself seriously. Because of his humor, you always felt better after working with Mike Gordon.

 

Ruth D. Shaner

Nov 16, 2021

Will miss Mike's fun personality -- A wonderful man and friend -- very giving -- very kind -- very smart -- very IRISH! What a guy! Love you and miss you Mike Looking forward to seeing you in heaven someday -- Say "Hi" to Jo for me. Ruth

 

Saundra L Starr Woodruff & Mark Woodruff

Nov 17, 2021

Mic, Mark and I are so very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers. Heaven has another Saint! God Bless you. Saundra & Mark

 

Saundra L Starr Woodruff & Mark Woodruff

Nov 17, 2021

Mic, Mark and I are so very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers. Heaven has another Saint! God Bless you. Saundra & Mark

 

Linda Marie Rano-Jonard

Nov 23, 2021

Jeanne and the whole Gordon Family, So sorry to hear of Mike's passing. He was a spirited, fun person and we had lots of good times in real estate cooperating together with you. It was obvious that he was a loving person with God and family at the top. He will be missed but his memory live on in all of you and so many people that he touch.

 

Terri C. Barrett

Nov 24, 2021

Jeanne and family, I am really grateful that I have had the opportunity to meet both you, Jeanne and Mike in our prayer group. Your unwavering faith will always be something I remember both of you by. Mike's humar, humility, courage and unselfishness are just a few of his traits that I can only hope to strive for in my own life. May God continue to bless and strengthen your family through this time.

 

patti minke

Nov 24, 2021

My deepest sympathy to you and your family.