Nancy M. (McAdam) Gorden

Nancy M. (McAdam) Gorden, 86, of Mattapoisett died January 27, 2024 at Our Ladys Haven.

            She was the wife of the late Norman F. Gorden.

            Born in Taunton, daughter of the late Harold V. and Catherine (Rogers) McAdam, she lived in Taunton and Waltham before moving to Mattapoisett.

            Nancy was full of beauty and grace.  She had an incredible eye for fashion and jewelry. She was formerly employed as a fashion buyer for Grover Cronin in Waltham, Fosters Clothing Store and later manager at Carter’s Jewelers.

            Her favorite moments in recent years were making memories with family, including the family pets that she loved dearly, either at her home in Mattapoisett or at the family property in Vermont where she had spent summers as a child.

            When her husband Norman was alive they enjoyed sailing trips together or just going down the road a bit for a lobster roll and ice cream at Oxford Creamery.

            Survivors include her 2 daughters, Kristen Gorden Hallam and her husband David of Assonet and Susan Gorden Ryan of Mattapoisett; 6 grandchildren, Shane Patrick Ryan, Chase Hunter Ryan, Kassidy Gorden Hallam, Alie Drew and her husband Nick, and Madeline Hallam; and a great-grandchild, Cora Drew.

            Her private funeral service was held on Tuesday, January 30th followed by burial at the Massachusetts National Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Green Mountain Conservation Camp Endowment Fund

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