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Lewis Peter Gaydon, Jr.

Jun 12, 2012

Lewis Peter Gaydon, Jr., 63, of 206 E. Water St., Muncy, died Monday, June 4, 2012, at UHS Wilson Medical Center in Johnson City, NY.

Born August 11, 1948 in Shamokin, he was a son of Lewis and Elizabeth (Sullivan) Gaydon, who survive. On May 8, 1971 he married the former Marie M. Ghezzi, with whom he shared 41 years of marriage.

A 1966 graduate of Shamokin Area High School, he joined the Local 708 in 1970, where he worked as a laborer at various job assignments and served as a Business Agent for 12 years. He retired in 2005 after 35 years.

Lew was a member of the Church of the Resurrection, Muncy. In his spare time he enjoyed bird watching at the lake, and he was an avid Philadelphia sports fan.

In addition to his wife, of Muncy, and his parents, of Shamokin, he is survived by five sons, Patrick (Samantha) Gaydon of Oklahoma, Matthew (Karen) Gaydon of Gettysburg, Michael Gaydon of Muncy, Peter Gaydon of Willow Grove and Lewis Gaydon of Arlington, VA; two daughters, Louise Gaydon of Lancaster and Mary (Justin) Reis of Picture Rocks; two brothers, Kenneth (Josephine) Gaydon and James Gaydon, all of Shamokin; one sister, Theresa Williams of Lewisburg; and four grandchildren, Connor, Madeleine and Isabelle Gaydon and Carter Reis.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 am on Friday, June 8, at the Church of the Resurrection, 75 Musser Lane, Muncy. Officiating was his pastor, Rev. Glenn McCreary. Burial followed in Muncy Cemetery.

Friends were received from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at Grenoble’s, 121 S. Main St., Muncy and again from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday at the church. A prayer vigil was held at 6 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

The family provided the flowers and suggests memorial contributions be made to the Church of the Resurrection, 75 Musser Lane, Muncy, PA 17756.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.grenoblefuneralhome.com