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Rosalie Gordon

GORDON---Rosalie (Porcher), 89, East Conemaugh, went home to be with the Lord on October 24, 2018. She was born March 29, 1929, to father, Julius C. Sr. and mother, Laura (Brown) Porcher. She married John Thomas “Sonny Boy” Gordon on June 14, 1949. Rosalie graduated from Franklin High School and finished her professional career at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital, after which she became a devoted house wife. Family members who preceded Rosalie in death include her parents;  husband of 59 years, sister, Pearl (Jackson) Porcher; brother, James “Jim” Porcher, grandson, Christopher Darnell Moore; and granddaughter, Darnell Christine (Gordon-Simmons) Edwards. She is survived by daughters, Arleen Christine Gordon-Moore, Chicago, and Linda Darnell Gordon, East Conemaugh, grandson, Loren P. Moore and granddaughter, Niki L. Gordon; great-grandchildren, Marlena Moore, Christopher J. Moore, Kiana Simmons, Charles Simmons and Julian Thomas Dunlap; brother, Rev. Julius Porcher Jr. and sister, Verna Porcher-Carter; brother-in-law, Harry “Buster” Gordon and sisters-in-law, Ellen Simpson and Arnada Bailey. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Rosalie, along side her husband, opened Sonny’s Grocery Store in Conemaugh and was also part owner of the B&J Club. She was a devoted member of the Mt. Sinai Institutional Baptist Church. In her early years, she was an active member of the church choir and kitchen club. She was also a member of Senior Life of Johnstown until her death. Family and friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, November 2, 2018, Mt. Sinai Institutional Baptist Church, 351 2nd Street, Conemaugh, where her homegoing service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 3, 2018, with Pastor Maurice Williams, officiating. Interment, Headricks Union Cemetery. Online condolences may be posted at www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.


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Linda,
I am so sorry for your loss, my prayers are with you and your family.

Sharon Bush Nov 2 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rosalie Gordon

Thalia Osei Oct 30 2018 12:00 AM

Thank you so much, my mom was my love she will alway be in my heart.

linda Oct 30 2018 12:00 AM

Our prayers are with the family. So sorry for your loss.she is resting in God's arm.God bless

Mary ( bunzey) Mccray Oct 29 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rosalie Gordon

Mary ( bunzey) Mccray Oct 29 2018 12:00 AM