Joan Delaine Gordon

December 30, 1927April 6, 2019

Joan Delaine Gordon (nee Mouser) Baptized into the Hope of Christ’s Resurrection. Passed away on April 6, 2019 at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Melvin Gordon; loving mother of Kathryn Gordon, Michael Gordon, Theresa (Martin) Vasquez, MaryJo (Steven Growcock) Gordon, Margaret (Steve) Gordon, James (Christine) Gordon and Paul (Karyn) Gordon; dear sister of Mildred Jacquinot (late William) Hawkins and the late Wilda Yvonne (late Donald) Brown; special grandmother of Vincent (Teresa) Vasquez, Allison Gordon, Nathaniel (Cristy) Growcock, Casey (Nicholas) Hodge, Melanie Gordon, Colleen Gordon, Ian Gordon, Douglas Gordon, Sean Gordon and Kelsey Gordon, great-grandmother of Nora Growcock and Emelia Vasquez, sister-in-law, aunt, and friend to many.

SERVICE: Funeral Mass Friday, April 12th 10:00 am at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 7622 Sutherland Ave.; Shrewsbury, MO 63119. Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation Thursday, from 4 pm – 8 pm at Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary, 6464 Chippewa St. If desired, memorial donations in Joan’s name may be made to St. Louis Area Foodbank.


  • Melvin Gordon, Husband
  • Kathryn Gordon, Daughter
  • Michael Gordon, Son
  • Theresa (Martin) Vasquez, Daughter
  • MaryJo (Steven Growcock) Gordon, Daughter
  • Margaret (Steve) Gordon, Daughter
  • James (Christine) Gordon, Son
  • Paul (Karyn) Gordon, Son
  • Mildred Jacquinot (the late William) Hawkins, Sister
  • Wilda Yvonne (the late Donald) Brown, Sister
  • Vincent (Teresa) Vasquez, Grandson
  • Allison Gordon, Granddaughter
  • Nathaniel (Cristy) Growcock, Grandson
  • Casey (Nicholas) Hodge, Granddaughter
  • Melanie Gordon, Granddaughter
  • Colleen Gordon, Granddaughter
  • Ian Gordon, Grandson
  • Douglas Gordon, Grandson
  • Sean Gordon, Grandson
  • Kelsey Gordon, Granddaughter
  • Nora Growcock, Great Granddaughter
  • Emelia Vasquez, Great Granddaughter
  • Dear sister-in-law, aunt, and friend to many.


  • Visitation - Thursday Thursday, April 11, 2019
  • Funeral Mass - Friday Friday, April 12, 2019
  • Committal Service Friday, April 12, 2019

Joan Delaine Gordon

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Barbara Haislip Yount

April 9, 2019

Many thoughts and prayers to Paul, Karyn and the entire Gordon family. I have many fond memories of your Mom and she was so sweet and kind.