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“So sorry to hear that Irene has passed. She was a lovely woman and a dear person. ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: Rise Daniels - Higganum, CT

“Steve, Susan and family-So very sorry to read of the passing of your mom. I have so many great memories of both your parents as we traveled together...Read More ยป
2 of 2 | Posted by: Larry Anderson - South Windsor, CT

Irene (Hayes) Gordon, 88, of Tolland, wife of the late George C. Gordon, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Born in Hartford, daughter of the late Wilfred and Myrtle (Caye) Hayes, she grew up in Windsor and has lived in Tolland for over 55 years. Prior to her retirement in 1994, Irene was employed by Bank of America for over 20 years. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Irene liked to knit and crochet. She is survived by her beloved children, Steve Gordon of Vernon, and Susan George of Ellington; three grandchildren, Lori Gordon, Scott George and his fiancé Marissa Patrizz, and Lauren George and her partner Jon Toth; four great grandchildren, Savannah Heim, Douglas George, Hannah St. Armand, and Aiyana Patrizz, and several nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by her grandson, Douglas George, and her sister, June Braley. Funeral services and burial are private and at the convenience of her family. Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home in Vernon is caring for the arrangements. For online condolences and guest book, please visit