SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

September 13, 2013

Gordon Stewart, 68


Chapel Hill, NC — Mr. Gordon William Stewart, 68, of Chapel Hill, N.C., beloved husband of Elaine (Godzyk) Stewart, died Wednesday morning at home.

Born in Lynn, Mass., he was the son of the late Daniel (Neil) and Evelyn (Campbell) Stewart. Gordon was raised and educated in Lynn, and was an Army veteran. Prior to his retirement, he was employed for thirty-five years as a Production Foreman at Sylvania Lighting, first with GTE on Loring Ave., in Salem, Mass., then with Osram in St. Marys, Pa.

In addition to his loving wife of 32 years, Gordon is survived by his sons, Michael and his wife, Christy, Steve and his wife, Donna, Karl and his wife, Amie, Brian and his wife, Mary; his grandsons, of whom he was very proud, Daniel, Karl (KJ), Hunter, Bryce, Patrick, and Walker; his brother, Bruce and his wife, Andra, of Chatanooga, Tenn.; his sister-in-law, Janet Griffin of Salem; his brother-in-law, Paul Brown of Danvers; nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. He was also the brother of the late Hugh Griffin and Meredith (Stewart) Brown.

ARRANGEMENTS: A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held September 28, at the Event Center, 200 S. Elliot Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, beginning promptly at 5 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Gordon’s memory to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Ave., Ste. 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 (pancan.org) or UNC Hospice, P.O. Box 1077, Pittsboro, NC 27312 (unchealthcare.org/site/hospice).