Obituary of Gordon Milan Neal
Sodus Bay/Webster: Age 96, passed away November 1, 2022. He is survived by his loving wife Dorothy (Shove); sons, Mark (Teresa), Brian (Lisa) and Scott; grandchildren, Jenny, Sara, Abby, Jake, Ashley, Josh and Paige; great-grandchildren, Jenna, Hannah, Maddie, Charlie and Jack. Gordon was predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Jennie (Delling) Neal; sister, Mildred Eygnor; brothers, Raymond and Maurice; grandson, Andy Neal and special sister-in-law, Mary Neal Robinson.
Gordon was a member of the Sodus Presbyterian Church serving in many areas, served as a trustee for the Sodus Library, was a founding member of the Sodus Lions Club, served as their Charter President and has been awarded the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award.
Gordon had a great interest in music, woodworking and travel. After high school, he managed his mother’s farm, worked part-time at the Post Office, served in the Army and retired from Rochester Gas & Electric after 35 years.
In 1992 Gordon and Dorothy moved to Hendersonville, NC and were involved with volunteer work while still spending summers at their cabin on Sodus Bay, NY. In 2013 they returned to NY.
Friends and family are invited to a memorial service at 1pm on Sunday, November 13, 2022 at the First United Presbyterian Church, 31 W Main St, Sodus, NY 14551; where a Celebration of Life will follow. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in his memory to the music program at the First United Presbyterian Church, 31 W Main St, Sodus, NY 14551 or to the Sodus Lions Club, PO Box 331, Sodus, NY 14551. Condolences may be expressed at www.HSNORTON.com.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Gordon Neal, please visit Tribute Store
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