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Margaret Gordon

December 6, 1923 — November 15, 2009

Margaret Gordon

Margaret J. Gordon, 85, of Payne, passed away Sunday, November 15th, at Van Wert Hospital.

Margaret was born in Fort Wayne, on December 6, 1923, a daughter of the late Lois (Swihart) and Leo Christle.

She was a member of Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, the Altar/Rosary Society, Medjugorje Prayer Group, Paulding County Visiting Nurses Auxiliary & Harvest House, New Haven.

On Oct 25, 1947, she married Charles Gordon, who passed away Sept 13, 1987.

She will be sadly missed by her sons, Thomas (Diane) of Payne, Lawrence of Convoy, Edward of Payne, Robert of Fort Wayne & James (Amy) of Nashville, IN; daughters, Mary (Richard) Yoder of Ft Wayne, Susan (Paul) Hamrick of Van Wert, Carol (Joseph) Kohnen of Monroeville, IN & Therese (Wayne) McOwen of Pandora; brothers, James Christle of Hawthorn, CA & David Christle of Tampa, FL; sister Nancy (George) Fries of Marion, IN; 20 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by 4 brothers.

Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 203 W. Townline, Payne, at 10 am on Friday, November 20th.

Viewing is Thursday, 2-4 & 6-8 pm, and Friday 9-9:30 am at Dooley Funeral Home 5761 SR 500, Payne.

The Rosary will be recited Thursday, 8 pm, at the funeral home.

She will be laid to rest at St John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery.

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