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Rose (Zarba) Gordon

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, May 7th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith HomeGordon, Rose for Funerals 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Rose (Zarba) Gordon, who passed away in her Lynnfield home on Saturday, May 2nd following a brief illness. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, May 8th at 9:30 a.m. Followed by a funeral mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 660 Washington Ave, Revere.

Born and raised in Revere, she was a lifelong resident. She was a 1950 alumna of Revere High School. As an active member of the St. Mary’s Parish community, she was a member of the St. Mary’s Ladies’ Solidarity and also their bowling league. Early in her career, she worked at the Grover Manor Hospital in Revere. As the mother of 4 boys, she became a “Supreme Mom”. Rose’s beloved husband, Arthur M. Gordon, passed away on February 1, 2004.

She is the devoted mother of A. Marte Gordon and his wife Susan of Gloucester, Michael B. Gordon and his wife Susan of Danvers, Matthew J. “Matt” Gordon and his wife Doreen of Lynnfield and Mitchell L. Gordon and his husband Dwayne Bryant of Revere.

Cherished grandmother of Daniel M. Gordon and his wife Hilary, Elyse S. Gordon and her fiancée Carl Goskowski, all of Beverly, Myla M. Gordon of Reading, Matthew J. Gordon Jr. and his fiancee Sarah Curran of South Boston, David C. Gordon of Everett, Kyle G. Gordon of Manhattan, NY, Bryan A. Gordon of Gloucester, Dayna S. Gordon of Revere and Max J. Gordon of Gloucester.

Dear sister of Ida Nastasia of Palm Bay, FL, Anthony “Tony” Zarba and his wife Martel of Munich, Germany and the late Salvatore, Philip and Frederick Zarba, Minnie Lozzi, Mary Cangiamila and Alice Semon. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.



Visiting Hours

Thursday, May 7th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, May 8th at 10:30 a.m. in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Revere


Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St. Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923 or to the Fund for Autistic Children, 22 Meeting House Hill Rd. West Newbury, MA 01985.

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  1. Robert zarba
    May 6 2015

    Condolences to the entire family, auntie Rosie will always be fondly remembered for holding family gatherings, her cookouts, and her incredible smile.

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