Deceased Information

  • DECEASED

    Sidney Lawrence Gordon

    Shlomo Labe Ben Gedalya v Fredya

  • AGE

    85

  • DATE OF DEATH

    Sunday, December 05, 2021

  • DATE OF FUNERAL

    Wednesday, December 08, 2021

  • TIME OF FUNERAL

    10:30 AM

  • PLACE OF FUNERAL

    Graveside

  • FUNERAL STREAM

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88427506647?pwd=bkdzbmFOVnNSVmhpRVdPY0FxaUpEQT09

    Meeting ID: 884 2750 6647

    Passcode: 994470

  • OBITUARY

    Sidney Gordon, 85, of Decatur, GA, passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2021. He was born to Florence Kaplan Gordon and Joe Gordon in Chicago, IL. Sidney believed in the value of education and loved numbers and formulas. He graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology and Columbia University with a PhD in Chemistry. Sid taught Chemistry to thousands of students over his 30+ year tenure at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Sid enjoyed international folk dancing, the Dekalb Farmers Market, and playing clarinet. Sid was well known to all by his big smile. He was married for over 50 years to his one love, Linda Phyllis Gordon, who preceded him in death seven years ago. He is survived by his loving children, Neil (Minda), Lisa (Andrew) and Jonathan (Michelle); grandchildren, Josh, Jennie, Eva, Miles, Talia and Daphne. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Tourette Syndrome Association c/o Sidney Gordon Memorial Fund at www.tsa-usa.org. or the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research at https://www.michaeljfox.org/donate/help-us-find-parkinsons-cure. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 AM Wednesday, Dec 8, 2021 at Arlington Memorial Park, with Rabbi Jonathan Lubliner officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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  • The Dressler Family

    May the memories of our loved ones remain for a blessing.

  • Neil Gordon

    I love you Dad! I am going to miss you so much, but I know that you are now with mom in a better place…,dancing with Mom. Neil

    December 07, 2021 , 03:28 PM


  • Holly Bennett

    Neil, Lisa, and Jonathan-Please accept our sincerest condolences over the loss of your father. We certainly enjoyed the years being Sid’s neighbor. He was always up for a chat and was so proud of his kids and grandkids. He would often show us family photos and update us on milestones in the children’s lives. Always kind and always with a sense of humor. You all are in our thoughts. Holly, John, and Sidra Bennett.

    December 07, 2021 , 12:03 PM


  • Jonathan Gordon

    Dad, I miss you and love you very much

    December 06, 2021 , 11:13 PM


  • Frances Gordon

    Please accept my deepest sympathies for the loss of your wonderful father. Sidney was a delight to spend time with, his intellect and ability to enjoy everyone he met was beautiful. He was deeply loved by his brother, Marvin, and his family. I will, of course, attend the virtual funeral and I send my love to you and yours. Frances Gordon

    December 07, 2021 , 12:53 AM


  • Gregg MacDonald

    I was so very sorry to hear of Sid’s passing, but I am comforted that he is now at peace in eternal rest. My condolences to Neil, Lisa, Jonathan and their families, as well as family members and dear friends of Sid and Linda Gordon—who were like second parents to me.

    December 06, 2021 , 11:14 PM