Alice J. Gordon, film extra

She had volunteered with Meals on Wheels

January 30, 2012|By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun

Alice J. Gordon, a film abd television extra who was also a volunteer, died Friday of renal failure at her home in Morgantown, W. Va.

The longtime Rodgers Forge resident was 80.

The daughter of a movie theater owner and a homemaker, Alice Jean Kamber was born in Winthrop, Mass., and raised in Manchester Depot, Vt., where she attended public schools.

In 1956, she married Raymond Jay Gordon, a salesman, and settled in a rowhouse on Old Trail Road in Rodgers Forge. Since 2009, she had lived in Morgantown.

Mrs. Gordon and her husband had appeared as extras in "Avalon," "He Said, She Said," and "Homicide: Life on the Street."

Mr. Gordon died in 2005.

She volunteered for 14 years with Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland.

Mrs. Gordon maintained an extensive correspondence with family and friends.

"She never missed a birthday, anniversary or sending a sympathy card," said Sharon Gordon, her daughter-in-law, who lives in Masontown, W. Va.

She also collected butterflies.

Mrs. Gordon was a former member of Congregation Israel in Manchester, Vt.

Services were held Monday.

Also surviving are her son, Joel Evans Gordon of Masontown; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

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