Kelly Hart GordonMay 8, 1972 ~ August 3, 2017 (age 45)
Kelly Hart Gordon age 45. passed away at her home in Chicago on August 3, 2017. Kelly was the daughter of the late Robert W. Gordon of Wilmington, DE and Barbara B. Woolley of Aiken, SC. Born in Newton, MA, she moved to Wilmington, DE at the age of two. Kelly graduated from the Tatnall School, attended Colorado State University and graduated Cum Laude from Widener University, with a B.S. in paralegal studies. She most recently worked for Walgreens at their headquarters in Deerfield, IL. Kelly was a serial athlete, at various points in her life playing lacrosse, basketball, field hockey and golf, including a recent hole-in-one. She was instrumental in starting the lacrosse program at Christiana High School. Kelly's passion was retrievers, two of which, Matea & Hanna, she leaves behind. Through the years, she adopted, fostered and placed many retrievers for several golden retriever organizations, both in Delaware and Chicago. Her generosity and kind soul will be truly missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her mother, Barbara B. Woolley and her stepfather Clark H. Woolley of Aiken, SC, her brother Timothy W.(Katy) Gordon, sister, Amy S. Gordon, uncle, Roger B. Gordon, aunt, Nancy Senior, and her beloved niece and goddaughter, Paige W. Gordon, all of Wilmington, DE, uncle, Russell C.(Peggy) Bateson of Lexington, VA, numerous extended family members and her loving companion Michael Conway. Visitation Wednesday, August 16th from 5pm until time of Mass, 7pm at St. Gertrude Catholic Church 1420 W Granville Av(corner Granville & Glenwood) Chicago. The family hopes that Kelly's friends will consider a donation in her memory to "As Good as Gold" Golden Retriever Rescue of Illinois, 518 State route 31 #178, McHenry, IL 60050, or to your local SPCA.