Gordon Lee Downey, 64 years old of Apollo, died Wednesday, March 24, 2021 in Havencrest Healthcare & Rehab Center, Monongahela.
He was born February 21, 1957 in Canonsburg, son of the late Thomas Francis and Marilyn Frances Berty Downey Jr.
He graduated from Canon-McMillan High School and served in the US Army from 1977-1980 and then the National Guard.
He enjoyed helping people, hiking and swimming.
He worked as a Dock worker for Roadway Express, Carlisle, PA.
Surviving are mother of his children, Deborah Eileen Downey Baker, two sons, Justin Downey, and, Jeremy Downey all of Apollo, five sisters, Peggy Sue Wagner of Washington, Patty Lynn Seville of North Pittsburgh, Marilee Francis Downey of Washington, Rose Marie (George) Broznick of Canonsburg, and Mary Jane (Terry) Shuba of Chartiers Twp., two brothers, Robert Frances (Elizabeth) Ward of Washington, and Burl James (Margorie) Coen of Meadowlands, Many nieces and nephews, several great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandmother Margaret Welch Berty, sister, Georgetta Ward.
Friends will be received 2-4 & 6-8 P.M., Friday, March 26 at the Coleman-Taylor Funeral Services 3378 Millers Run Road, Cecil, PA., where a funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow in the Venice Cemetery.