Editor's note: The obituary of Anne M. Gordon is online at the website for The Crabiel Home for Funerals in Milltown, NJ.
“Anne M. (Connor) Gordon, of Piscataway, passed away Friday, November 23, 2018 at her home. She was 84.
“Born in Carbondale, PA, she lived in St. Marys and Beaver, PA, before moving to Piscataway 57 years ago. She received her B.A. from Rutgers University in English and Women’s Studies, at the age of 54.
“Anne had worked for Piscataway Township for 28 years. She retired earlier this year as Chief of Staff to Mayor Brian C. Wahler and as the township’s Public Information Officer. She also was the producer of 'Eye on Piscataway', the Mayor’s monthly TV show, and the writer/editor of Piscataway News.
“Previously Anne had worked for Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Rutgers University Office of Continuing Education. She was co-owner of Sweet Indulgence cookie gift firm in Piscataway.
“Anne was very active in charitable causes. She enjoyed spending time in NYC and at the Jersey shore. Anne was an avid reader and enjoyed writing. She loved her many friends and her family dearly.
“Anne was a Trustee of the Piscataway Library Board and The Metlar/Bodine House Museum, a Trustee of East Jersey Olde Town, and Charter Member of Cornelius Low House all in Piscataway, a member of the Friends of Piscataway Library, and a Delegate at the 1st Annual NJ Governor’s Conference of Libraries.
“She was former President of the Trowel Garden Club of New Brunswick, a member of St. Peter’s University Hospital Auxiliary, past Board of Directors of Cerebral Palsy Association of Middlesex County, Past President of the New Brunswick Junior Woman’s Club, and a committee member of Elijah’s Promise fundraiser.
“Surviving is her husband of 62 years, Robert J. Gordon; her son Robert J. Gordon Jr. of Washington DC; her daughter and son-in-law Kathleen and Thomas Police of Clarks Summit, PA; her son Timothy Gordon of Piscataway; her grandsons Christopher and Daniel Police, and Connor, Will and Clark Gordon; her sister and brother-in-law Peggy and David Butters; her daughter-in-law Meredith Gordon of Maryland; her cousin Betty Doran and many nieces and nephews.
“A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, November 28th, 10:30 am, at St. Frances Cabrini RC Church, Netherwood Avenue, Piscataway. Friends and relatives may call on Tuesday, from 2:00 – 4:00 pm and 6:00 – 8:00 pm at The Crabiel Home for Funerals, 170 N Main St-at Riva Avenue, Milltown.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to FISH, POB 170, Dunellen, NJ 08812 or http://fishhospitality.org/donate/.”