Niles–– Hazen Gordan, 88, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, November 18, 2011. He will be remembered fondly and with admiration for his generosity, kindness and commitment to family. In lieu of flowers, monetary donations can be made in his name to the Saxton Free Library in Columbia, c/o Carol Kubala, 319 Rte 87, Columbia, CT 06237 to be used for the purchase of large-print books, that he highly enjoyed reading, so that others can do the same. There will be a gathering Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 10 a.m. at the Potter Funeral Home, 456 Jackson St., Rte. 195, Willimantic prior to the procession to a graveside service at 11 a.m. in the New Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, CT. Please visit www.potterfuneralhome.com  for online memorial guest book.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.