Duane M. Gordon

HARTFORD — Duane M. Gordon, 63, of Hartford, died Sunday, May 29, at his home, with his wife holding his hand.

He was born in Norway on June 17, 1947, the son of Merl and Laurette Pratt Gordon. He served his country in the National Guard. He had been employed as a mechanic for SAD No. 17 for many years. Street rodding was his hobby; he loved car shows and spending time with his street-rod friends. He was a member of the Rod and Kustom Kruisers for 25 years.

He is survived by his wife, Diana Collins Gordon, of Hartford; two sons, Michael of Casco and Tony of Lewiston; a daughter, Michelle Campbell, of Hebron; a stepdaughter, Susan Carro, of Waterford; nine grandchildren; and a sister, Cathy Rubino.

He was predeceased by his parents.

The family wishes to thank Beacon Hospice, Dr. Medd, Stephens Memorial Hospital, and Central Maine Medical Center.

At his request, there will be no services. Donations in his memory can be made to the American Heart Association, 51 U.S. Route 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074. Arrangements are under the direction of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris.

Online condolences may be shared with his family at www.chandlerfunerals.com.

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