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Dr. Daniel S. Gordon

August 4, 1941 ~ January 31, 2018 (age 76)

Dr. Daniel S. Gordon age 76, passed away on January 31, 2018 at his home.
Doc was born on August 4, 1941 in DuBois, PA. He was the son of the late Charles Gordon and the late Ellen (Vandivort) Gordon.
On June 29, 1963 he married his high school sweet heart Pat (Fusco) Gordon. She survives.
He was a graduate of Reynoldsville High School class of 1959. He then attended and graduated from Lock Haven University, followed by enrollment and graduation from the University of Pittsburgh (D.T. Watson School of Physical Therapy).
He practiced physical therapy in Lancaster, PA for three years, before entering medical school at PCOM in Philadelphia, PA.
Doc returned to his home town upon completion of his medical studies and was instrumental in the development of the emergency room at DuBois Hospital. After many years as director of emergency medicine, he finished his career in Reynoldsville, PA as a family physician.   
He received many distinguished awards in his lifetime and served on numerous commuinty associations in Reynoldsville, DuBois and the surrounding area.
For thirty seven years (1974-2011),  he enjoyed his role as team physician for the DAHS football team.
He is survived by his children J.C. (Stephanie) Gordon and Gretchen (Bob) Javens. Grandchildren Emily (Kody) Barrett, Daniel P. Gordon, Matthew Gordon, Darik O'Neil, and Danielle O'Neil. Two great grandchildren Colton Yohe and Emma Barrett. One brother Joe (Nancy) Gordon of DuBois, PA.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his sister Judith (Gordon) Philp and infant son Daniel Gordon.
In accordance to Doc's request there will be no public visitation. A private family celebration of his life will  be held at a later date.
Family suggest memorials to Reynoldsville Historical Society P.O. Box 72, Reynoldsville PA 15851 or charity of the donors choice.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Bernard P. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc, Reynoldsville, PA
 

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