Gordon Nesbitt Price, 86, West Pittston, passed away, Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital. Born in Kingston, he was the son of the late James and Ellen Nesbitt Price and was a graduate of Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre and attended Scranton University.
Gordon was a Right of Way Coordinator with Commonwealth Communications before his retirement. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the Army. Gordon was a member of The Wyoming Valley Historical Society, as well as a member of The Wyoming Valley Coin Club. As a longtime resident of Wyoming Valley, our Dad had a love of Genealogy and the history of the Valley. He very much enjoyed spending time with his breakfast club friends at Pierce Deli who meant so much to him. He also had a passion for all sports and in his high school and college years had participated in Basketball and Track and set numerous records.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Marita Gilsky and a brother, James Mitchell Price. Surviving are his wife the former Martha Sordoni. Daughters, Karen Farrell, West Pittston, Charlene Walter and her husband Roy, Kingston, Son, Mark Price, Kingston. 6 Grandchildren and 8 Great Grandchildren. Nephew, Steve Price and his wife Joanne.
Memorial service will be held Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 11:00 AM at The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, 2940 memorial Highway, Dallas, PA, 18612 with The Rev. Dennis Gray, Pastor, Wyoming Avenue Christian Church, officiating. Friends may call from 9:30 until time of service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Luzerne County Historical Society c/o 40 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 18701.
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