Phyllis Jean Main Gordon Obituary

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ELLWOOD CITY, Pennsylvania – Phyllis Jean Main Gordon, 89, of Ellwood City, passed away peacefully on Wednesday evening, January 31, 2018 at the Avalon Nursing Center in New Castle, after an extended illness.

She was born in Ellwood City on May 5, 1928 to the late Curtis and Edith Majors Main.

She was a longtime member of Park Gate Baptist Church.

Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She was married for over 43 years to her late husband, Donald L. Gordon, whom she married on October 19, 1950. He died on July 14 1994.

She is survived by one son and one daughter, Terry W. Gordon (Therese) of New Castle and Debra S. Gordon of Ellwood City. Two grandchildren, Kelly Schreckengost (and Ron) and Michael Gordon (and Gina) also survive, as well as one great-grandson, Gabriel Schreckengost. She is also survived by one sister, Patricia Procopio, of Pittsburgh.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by one sister, Delphine Main.

Friends will be received from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon on Saturday, February 3, 2018, at the Park Gate Baptist Church, 2840 River Road, Ellwood City.

Services will be conducted at Park Gate Baptist Church at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, February 3 , with Rev. David Childs, her pastor, officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to the Park Gate Baptist Church.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Turner Funeral Home, 500 Sixth Street, Ellwood City. You may sign her guestbook or send your condolences at

A television tribute will air Monday, February 5 at the following approximate times:

6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.

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