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Lawrence H. Gordon

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Monday, February 7th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Noon) in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) REVERE for Lawrence H. “Larry” Gordon, who died on Wednesday, February 2nd at his home in Saugus, surrounded by the love & care of his family, following a long illness. He was 88 years old. A Funeral Service will follow the visitation in the Funeral Home at 12:15 pm. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Larry was born in Boston, raised & educated in Revere. He was an alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1951. The following year, Larry enlisted in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. He proudly & bravely served his country until being honorably discharged in 1956. Larry then began working as a Sheet Metal Worker in the Local # 17, a career that spanned 30 years. Larry was the devoted husband of Margaret C. “Peggy” (Buckley) Gordon, with whom he shared 30 years of marriage. Larry was a fun-loving man with a great sense of humor. He did everything with ease and a smile. He raised his 9 children, with his wife while living in Revere. In later years, they relocated down to their home in Deerfield Beach, Florida, where he has remained for the past 18 years. Larry was an avid fisherman, whether it was salt water or fresh water, Larry always wanted to go fishing. He was also a Life Member of the Revere Lodge of Elks #1171. Larry enjoyed people and talking with someone & getting to know them. He made friends wherever he travelled.

He is the beloved husband of the late Margaret C. “Peggy” (Buckley) Gordon. Loving father of Michael T. Gordon & wife Maria R. of Saugus, Amy J. Gordon & her companion Cory Mathieson of Haverhill, Eric S. Gordon & wife Paula of Gleeson, TN, Diane M. Clarke & husband David of Kona, HI, Former Revere School Committeeman Donald E. Goodwin & wife Maria of Revere, Ret. Revere Police Lt. Jerremiah F. Goodwin & wife Bea of Revere, Ann Marie DiSabatino of Saugus, Winthrop Police Deputy Chief John B. Goodwin & wife Sharyn of Lynnfield, Collen T. Cetrullo of Saugus & the late Bruce A. Gordon. Dear brother of Martin Gordon & wife Anna of Saugus & the late Irene M. McCormick. Cherished grandfather of 20 grandchildren & 8 great-grandchildren. He is also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.


Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, February 7th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Monday, February 7th at 12:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett


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  1. Mary Davison
    Feb 14 2022

    Gordon/Goodwin Family. So sorry to hear about Larry. Your dad was such a kind and easy going man, and I know you’ll miss him. I feel so lucky to have known him. He always had a nice smile on his face . You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Myles Milch
    Feb 4 2022

    Gordon family, Sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. Enjoyed working with Larry in the shop at Harrington Bros. in Medford in the 70’s. Great sense of humor.
    My sincere sympathy and condolences to the family. Myles

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