Gordon Disotelle

Memorial Service

Thursday, January 1, 1970
Folts Home Chapel
104 N. Washington Street
Herkimer, New York, United States
Service Time: 01:00 PM

Obituary of Gordon Disotelle

ILION: Gordon R. Disotelle, 76, a long-time Ilion resident, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at Folts Home, Herkimer with the love and support of his family.

Born in Ilion, NY on May 15, 1938, he was the son of the late Raymond and Laura (Peters) Disotelle. Raised and educated in Ilion and Malone, Gordon was an Ilion High School graduate and honorably served his country by enlisting in the United States Army. On July 13, 1963 he was united in marriage to the former Florence Volo at Annunciation Church, Ilion.

During his employment years, Gordon worked as a technician for Univac, was a supervisor at PAR Technology in New Hartford and was a manager at one time for the Ilion Elks Lodge. He was a fan of the New York Yankees, an avid golfer, and was a handyman, enjoying painting and wall papering as a side job. He was a member of the Ilion Elks Lodge and Annunciation Parish of Ilion.

He is survived by his wife Florence, his son, Michael Disotelle of Mohawk; his daughter, Shelly Disotelle of Columbia, MD; his sisters, Shirley LaValley and husband Bernie of East Herkimer, Esther Viparina , and Linda Edick and husband Allen all of Ilion. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Mildred Volo of Mohawk; in-laws, Elaine and Jim LaPietra, Brian Volo, Bill Volo, Patty Volo and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family would like to acknowledge Hospice and the staff of the Folts Home for the care and compassion given to Gordon during his time spent there.

Those wishing to express an act of kindness may make a donation in Gordon's memory to Alzheimer's of Central NY, 441 W. Kirkpatrick Street, Syracuse, NY 13204.

There will be no public calling hours. Friends and relatives are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 1PM at the Folts Home Chapel 2nd Floor, 104 N. Washington Street, Herkimer, NY, officiated by Deacon James Bower. Interment will follow at Armory Hill Cemetery, Ilion.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Enea Family Funeral Home, 4309 Acme Rd., Ilion, NY (Town of Frankfort) 315-894-8000 under the direction of Harry J. and Kevin E. Enea, Funeral Directors.

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