unknown - November 4, 2013
Gordon W. Parker, 78, of Manlius, passed away at home on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, after a long illness. Born in Kirkville on March 15, 1935, he graduated from OCC and attended Syracuse University. Gordon also resided in Syracuse and Canastota. As a member of Local 317 Teamsters he worked in transportation and logistics. He was also the proprietor of Mr. Gordon’s Coiffures in North Syracuse and a member of the NYS Cosmetology Association. Gordon enjoyed sports, traveling, listening to all kinds of music, studying history and spending time with his cherished family.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years Ruth Sherwood Parker; two daughters, Teresa Parker (Dale Williams) of Boulder, CO and Christine Parker (Peter Krane) of New York, NY; two sisters, Gladys Sicilia and Janis Taylor, both of Melbourne, FL; two brothers, John Parker of Strongsville, OH and Richard Parker of East Syracuse, NY as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Calling hours: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, at Newell-Fay Manlius Chapel with a service to follow at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home, 8171 Cazenovia Road, Manlius, concluding with burial at White Chapel Memory Gardens, DeWitt.
Contributions: Manlius Fire Department, 4 Stickley Drive, Manlius, NY 13104 or Manlius Police Department, 1 Arkie Albanese Ave., Manlius, NY 13104.