NEW RUSSIA — Gordon D. Hewey, 58, of New Russia, N.Y., passd away March 9, 2013 in Orlando, Fla. Graveside memorial will take place in the spring.
No calling hours.
Gordon was born in Tupper Lake, N.Y. to Henry and Kathyleen Hewey on Jan. 24, 1955.
He graduated from Potsdam Central High School in 1973. Joined the Navy Sea-Bees and served till 1977. He married Susan Pappa in 1976 ending in divorce and later remarried Circe Belden in 2011.
Gordon worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator for the Jefferson County Highway Department for 20 years. He had been a member of the Watertown Golf Club, a Scout Leader for Sacred Heart in Watertown, N.Y. He was an avid Fly Fishing guide for the Adirondack area on the Ausable River. He loved to paint and was very active with fundraising with the local motorcycle clubs. Gordon made himself available in a 10 year study at the University of Rochester.
Gordon is survived by his wife Circe; a daughter, Kyle Hewey of Wilmington, N.Y.; a son, Todd Hewey of Watertown N.Y.; and three grandchildren; a sister, Gloria Saxby of Rensselaer Falls, N.Y.; and three brothers, James Hewey of Washington State, Glen Hewey of Potsdam, N.Y., and John Hewey of Rensselaer Falls, N.Y.; as well as nieces and nephews.
Donations may be made to the United Network for Organ Sharing. UNOS Foundation, 700 N. Fourth St., PO Box 2484, Richmond, Va. 23218 Online @ www.donormemorial.org
Or by phone (804) 782-4924