GORDON-NEAL, Marjorie J.
, 82, of Tampa, FL died May 19, 2019 at Arbor Terrace Assisted
Living Facility in Tampa, FL while under the care of LifePath Hospice.
Born January. 30, 1937, in Library, PA, she was the daughter of the late Edward R.
Wright and Velma E. Sayre who lived their lives in Eighty Four, PA.
Marjorie was fortunate to have had two loves in her lifetime, first married on Apr. 9,
1955 to Archie D. Gordon (who passed away Jul. 4, 1991) and then married on Aug. 25,
2001 to Donald (Jim) Neal (who passed away Jan. 22, 2019).
Marjorie owned and operated a hearing aid business in New Castle, PA as franchisee of
Beltone Hearing Aid center. Previously she lived in Butler, PA and worked as a
secretary for several businesses.
She was a 1954 graduate of Monongahela High School in Monongahela, PA. In addition
to being a loving wife and dedicated mother, Marjorie was a member of the Presbyterian
Church, and taught Sunday school classes. She enjoyed golfing, fishing, dancing,
bringing family together for holiday occasions, and was an exceptional cook.
Marjorie is survived by three children, Dale E. Gordon (Arvilla) of Tampa, Fla., Karen A.
Gordon of Palm Springs, Calif., Fred D. Gordon (Aracelly) of Coconut Creek, Fla.; and
one brother James Wright.
She was the proud grandmother of eight grandchildren, Tiffiny (Garrett) Weston, James
(Jill) Taylor, Nicholas Gordon, Jessica (Mike) Dickson, Megan (John) Hines, Natasha
Gordon, Katie Gordon, and Michelle Gordon; and nine great-grandchildren.
Marjorie was preceded in death by her father, mother, two spouses, a son Richard
(Jennifer) J. Gordon, a brother Raymond Wright, and two sisters Velma Moore and
There will be a private memorial for the family of Marjorie J. Gordon-Neal at a future
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society
or The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration.