Estelle Krieger Gordon, 84, of Richmond, Va., formerly of Atlanta, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Maurice and Freda Krieger; a son, Alan Gordon; and grandparents Abe and Alma Krieger and Louis and Anna Tuck. She is survived by her beloved husband of 64 years, Lawrence Z. Gordon, a native of Atlanta; sons Mitchell Gordon and husband Jeff Saunders and Richard Gordon and fiancé James Millner; sister Linda Miller; nieces Sylvia Miller, Amy Green, Julie Rodenstreich and Kimberly Rosenthal; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

Estelle Gordon

Estelle was a lifelong member of Hadassah. She was an accomplished poet, receiving many awards. She was also an avid bridge player. Family was of utmost importance to her. Estelle and her husband were longtime members of Congregation Shearith Israel in Atlanta. They have resided for 17 years in Virginia, where they are members of Congregation Beth Ahabah. Estelle will be forever cherished as a devoted wife, awesome mom, and loving sister and daughter.

A graveside service was held Friday, Nov. 17, at Hebrew Cemetery in Richmond. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association.