In memory of Edward Gordon
someone we've lost to ALS
He loved watching his children grow into amazing people and was so proud of them.
Edward W. Gordon, Jr.
Berlin – Edward “Eddie” William Gordon, Jr., age 51, died Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at his home in Berlin due to complications from ALS. Born in Silver Spring, Maryland, he was the son of the late Kathryn Mae Anderson Gordon. He is survived by his father, Edward William Gordon, Sr., his wife Jill A. Gordon, and children, Isabella, Nicholas, Aydin, and Kathryn, all of Berlin. Eddie is additionally survived by his aunts, Trudy Bronson, Nancy Anderson, and Suzanne Palanzo. Also surviving is his sister Karen Gordon of Baltimore, and many friends, cousins, aunts, and uncles with whom he had been close throughout his life. Finally, Eddie was predeceased by the grandparents he loved dearly: Eva Belle and Dewey Anderson, and Bertha and Edward Gordon.
Eddie had worked as an IT project manager with the Federal Government for many years. He attended West Point Military Academy and graduated from Salisbury University in 1992. He was a United States Army Veteran. He loved watching his children grow into amazing people and was so proud of them. He was a huge fan of tennis, the Baltimore Ravens and Orioles, and the LA Lakers. Eddie had a deep appreciation for nature, animals, and, especially, Deal Island, MD, where his mother was from.
I don’t know how long I will be able to use my hands or how long I will be able to talk. I don’t know when my husband will lose his wife. I don’t know when my children will lose their mother.