Bernice Gordon, 94, entered into rest on December 23, 2011 in Ripon, CA. She was born on July 1, 1917 in Stockton, CA. She joins her husband of 50 years Larry Gordon in heaven as well as her parents Sylvan & Katherine Repetti and her brother Sylvan Repetti.
Bernice is survived by her four children Jim Gordon, Robert Gordon, Shelley Abbott, and Grant Gordon. She was blessed by fivegrandchildren; Nicolette, Andrew, Brian, Anna and Jack.
Bernice was a life long resident of San Joaquin County living in both Manteca and Ripon. She and her husband owned and operated Gordon's Toy Company for over 50 years in Stockton. For the past five years Bernice lived at Bethany Home in Ripon where she felt blessed by her care givers. She attended both Lathrop Baptist Church and The Church of the Nazarene in Manteca. She enjoyed opera music, gardening and relaxing with a good book. Spending time with her family meant the world to her, she treasured the special times she spent with her children and grandchildren. Bernice will be remembered for her constant smile on her face with her joyous giving spirit. She will be missed.
P.L. Fry is honored to be serving the Gordon family. A celebration of life service will be held on Tuesday December 27, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. held at P.L. Fry 290 N. Union Rd. Manteca. She will be laid to rest with her beloved husband at East Union Cemetery. An online guest book is available at www.plfryandson.com (search obituaries)
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Monday, Dec. 26, 2011