Gordon Gaines

Obituary of Gordon E. Gaines

Port Allegany - Gordon E. Gaines, 84, of Port Allegany, passed away Thursday (March 12, 2020) at his residence in Port Allegany.


He was born Dec. 5, 1935 in Austin, PA, a son of Gordon and Edna Hoppe Gaines.


Mr. Gaines served in the U.S. Air Force and had worked several jobs over the years.  He worked in area stone quarries and was and auto mechanic for many years.


He enjoyed hunting, fishing and working on things to “stay busy”.  He loved playing and spending time with his grandchildren.


He is survived by:  

His longtime companion:  Carol Rees of Port Allegany

Two sons:  Travis Gaines of Port Allegany and Justin (Tina) Rees of Roulette

Two daughters:  Wendy Rees Manning and Laurie Rees, both of Port Allegany

three grandchildren, Josh, Jake and Steven, and two great-grandchildren

three brothers:  Henry Gaines of South Carolina, Oscar Gaines of Bolivar, NY, and Robert Gaines of Bath, NY

two sisters:  Georgia Gaines of Coudersport and Bertha Gaines of Florida

and several nieces and nephews


He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and one sister.


There will be no visitation or funeral services at this time.


Memorials, if desired, may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.  Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.


Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Port Allegany.

A Memorial Tree was planted for Gordon
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc. -Port Allegany
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