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August 11, 2011

Marilyn Ferber Gordon of Mongaup Valley, NY, died Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton, NY. She was 87.

She was predeceased by her late husband Bernard “Bernie” Gordon. They were married for 63 years.

Born December 8, 1923, Marilyn was the daughter of the late Jacob “Jack” Ferber and Jane Nathanson-Ferber.

She is survived by sons Robert David Gordon, William Henry and wife Sally Gordon, James “Jim” Scott and wife Star Gordon; grandsons Jonathan Harry Gordon, James “Jamie” Charles Gordon and Jacob Harrison Gordon; brother Norman Ferber; five nieces; one nephew; many great nieces and great nephews; brothers-in-law Samuel Gordon and wife Adele and Marvin Gordon and wife Shirley; and sister-in-law Susan Ferber.

She is predeceased by her daughter, Claudia.

Marilyn was a member of the White Lake PTA and Temple Beth-El; served as a den mother for the Cub Scouts; and taught music. Marilyn graduated from James Madison High School in 1941, and studied at Brooklyn College. She worked as a bookkeeper for businesses including the family business, BHM Metal Products Company. Marilyn was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, August 7 at the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home, Monticello, NY 12701. Burial followed at the Temple Beth-El Cemetery in Bethel.