In Loving Memory of Linda J. Gordon

Linda J. Gordon

Linda J. Gordon

New York City and formerly of Scranton, PA June 7, 1941 ~ November 16, 2017 Date of Service: November 19, 2017

Linda J. Gordon, of New York City and formerly of Scranton, died Thursday at home.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Myron I. “Mike” Gordon.

Born in Scranton, daughter of the late George and Nathalie Loebenstein Joel, she was a graduate of Scranton Central High School and went on to obtain her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan School of Journalism.  Prior to retirement, she was employed as an editor for Glamour Magazine. 

Linda is survived by her sister, Louise Corwin and husband Barnet of Clarksville, MD and their children, Beth and E.J.; and also nieces Janie Gordon and Randi Lerner; as well as 14 great-nieces and great-nephews. 

The funeral was held Friday in the Central Synagogue in New York City where Linda had been a member.  Additional graveside services will be held on Sunday at noon in the Joel family plot of Temple Hesed Cemetery by Rabbi Daniel Swartz.


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