• Gordon J. Abel



    November 14, 2021

    Gordon J. Abel of Kirkville, NY died November 14, 2021. Born in Boonville on July 4, 1931, to Fred and Satie (Davis) Abel, the youngest of six children; all predeceased him. After graduating, Gordon joined the Army Feb. 1951, as a paratrooper at Ft. Campbell, KY. Upon his discharge June 1954, he returned to Boonville to work on the family dairy farm. Gordon and his wife, Jane M. (Casey), were married Sept. 15, 1956. He began working at Johnson Restaurant Supply, as a Sheet Metal Worker Local #58 in 1958, until his retirement on Dec. 31, 1993. Gordon and Jane moved to their current home in Kirkville in 1963. Survived by his wife of 65 years, Jane; daughters, Vanessa (John) Ott, Katrina (Jason) Cass, and Amy (fiancé, Tim Cerio) Abel; and grandson, Adam Ott of Philadelphia, PA. In addition to extended family and friends, especially Bill & Lisa Hamman, neighbors Karen & Howard Lawyea (neighbors since ‘64). Gordon enjoyed hunting, fishing, home construction projects and was an avid reader of westerns. He was a former Treasurer of the Sullivan Fish & Game Club and a member of American Legion #406. There will be no services. Donations can be made to a charity of your choice.

         G.F. ZIMMER F.H.

    Chittenango 315-687-3366


    Vanessa, I am so sorry to hear about your father‘s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family.


    Lenora, Thank you I appreciate it. My family and I have been fortunate to have had my dad (healthy) for so long. V-