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Gordon D. Poetz

Died: 2018-04-22
Resided in: Peabody, MA
Viewing type: Celebration of Life Visitation
Viewing location: Mackey FH
Viewing date: 2018-04-27 / 5pm-8pm
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Contributions: In lieu of flowers please donate to Wounded Warriors or Disabled Veterans in Gordonís name: www.dav.org/donate, woundedwarriorproject.org.
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Gordon Donald Poetz, 82, Born in Buffalo New York on June 9th, 1935, left his family Sunday night, April 22nd, 2018. Gordon was the last and the youngest of three brothers, Harold and Richard Poetz. Upon graduation, he volunteered to serve his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. During his tour of service in England, he met his bride, Ann Everitt. After being discharged, he had a distinguished career at Logan Airport of 50 years. Where he was an aircraft mechanic for Eastern Airlines and Airborne Express. A job which he dearly loved. Survived by his wife of 60 years Ann. His children Richard and Carol, and grandson Aaron. Besides his family, his greatest loves were his garden and aviation. He will be sorely missed by his family and his garden.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to a celebration of life visitation from 5pm-8pm on Friday evening at the Mackey Funeral Home, 128 S. Main St., Rt.114, Middleton, MA. In lieu of flowers please donate to Wounded Warriors or Disabled Veterans in Gordonís name: www.dav.org/donate, woundedwarriorproject.org.

ONLINE CONDOLENCES:

Anne, Rick, Carol, and Aaron: I am so sorry to hear of Gordie's passing. He was always so kind and considerate to me and my family. We have some good memories that I will hold dear. You are a wonderful family, and I know that he was so proud of each and everyone of you. God Bless him and all of you. Love, Gwen, Bob, Nick & Courtney
I have many fond memories of Gordon at Airborne Express and shared stories of Eastern Airlines. A true gentleman. My hear felt sympathy to his family. Jack Kondratick

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