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Obituary for Kelly Gordon

Kelly Anne Gordon, 22, of Brielle, passed away tragically on April 10, 2014. Born in New York City, she lived in Rumson before moving to Brielle. Kelly was a 2010 graduate of Red Bank Catholic High School. She went on to attend Boston College where she was scheduled to graduate on May 19th with a Bachelor of Science in Management and concentrations in Finance, Marketing, and Management & Leadership. She was on the Investment Board of Smart Woman Securities, she was actively involved in raising funds for Relay for Life.

Kelly was a loving daughter, sister, granddaughter, and friend to so many. She had an entrepreneurial spirit, starting several small businesses, and loved to bake for everyone in her free time. Her love for life was contagious and her ambition inspired everyone around her.

Surviving are her loving parents, Lorraine Zimmermann and her husband Michael, Donald Gordon, Jr. and wife Robin. Also her cherished siblings, Ali Gordon, Donald Gordon, III, Madison Zimmermann, Emily Zimmermann, and step sisters Ali Axt and Kendall Axt. Grandparents, Anton & Ursula Mayer, and Lillian Gordon, and Jane Zimmermann as well as her beloved cousins Bradley, Amy, Geoffrey, Nicholas, Colin and Christopher.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 15th from 4:00 to 8:00PM at the O’Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Road, Brick, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30AM on Wednesday, April 16th at St. James R.C. Church, 94 Broad St, Red Bank, NJ 07701.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions in Kelly’s honor be directed to Boston College for the Kelly Gordon Memorial Fund. Gifts can be made online at www.bc.edu/give or mailed to Boston College, Office of University Advancement, Cadigan Alumni Center, 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.