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May 13, 2013

Jeffrey Charles Gordon

March 7, 1962 - May 10, 2013

EASTON, Conn. — Jeffrey Charles Gordon, 51, of Easton, Conn., beloved husband of Catherine Gordon, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013, in his home.

Born in Noblesville, Ind., the son of the late Steve Gordon and Rita Gordon of Anderson, Ind., he had been an Easton resident since 2001. Jeff grew up in Anderson, then lived in Indianapolis prior to relocating to Connecticut. He graduated from the University of Indianapolis with a bachelor of science degree in accounting. He was a Certified Public Accountant and currently served as Senior Vice President of Finance at Swiss Re in Armonk, N.Y.

Jeff loved life, especially time spent with his family and friends.

Survivors in addition to his wife, Cathie, and mother, Rita, include three beloved children, Jacob, Stephen and Rita Gordon of Easton, Conn.; two stepchildren, Jennifer Stagon and her husband Stephen of Stafford Springs, Conn., and James Hacker, his wife Brittany and their children, Arabella and Jamison of Reno, Nev.; a brother, Joseph Gordon and his wife Margaret of Chesterton, Ind.; and a sister, Joni Deiters and her husband Tom of San Diego, Calif.; seven nieces and nephews; and many aunts and uncles.

Friends may greet the family Thursday, May 16, 2013, from 3 to 7 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 S. Benson Road, Fairfield. A service to celebrate Jeff’s life will be held Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the funeral home officiated by the Rev. Tom Wantond.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Joel Barlow High School Booster Club, 100 Black Rock Turnpike, Redding, CT 06896.

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