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Ruth B. Gordon

June 26, 1946 — July 29, 2022



Ruth B. Gordon, 76, passed away on Friday, July 29, 2022 at her home.


Born on June 26, 1946 in Quito, Ecuador to the late Alfredo Blum Flor and America Montero de Blum Flor. She is also preceded in death by her husband, John Francis Gordon Jr.; grandfather, General Pedro J. Montero and sister, Cecelia B. Dorley.


Ruth was well educated, fluent in six languages, loved to travel and overall lived her life to the fullest.


Surviving are brother, Adolfo Blum Montero; brother-in-law, Russell Dorley nephews, Michael Dorley, Mark Dorley; nieces, Susana Dorley, Monica Dorley; grandnephew, Henry Dorley; nephews, Joaquin Blum, Alfredo Blum and Agustina Blum; grandnephews, Ismael Blum, Simon Blum and grandniece, Scarlett Belz; sisters-in-law, Linda (Gordon) O’Connor; nephew, Brendan O’Connor and wife Jamie; grandnephew, Ryan J. O’Connor; sister-in-law, Karen (Gordon) Beitzel and husband Dale; nephew; Joseph Hetrick and wife Pam; grandnephews, Joseph and Jonathan Hetrick


Family and friends will be received at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, 14205 Pleasant Valley Rd., Flintstone, MD on Friday, August 5, 2022 at 11:00 AM with Chris Skidmore officiating.


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