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“So sorry to hear of the death of Gordon Tappan who helped handle my future final arrangements along with his son Doug. Beginning with their...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: David Moyer - New York City, NY

“sending my condolences doug sunny and chicky. gorden was a nice man . he helped us though many times. i known him for many years god bless him. may...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: kay kinne-colljns - cato, NY

“Doug,Sonny,ChickyYour dad was a tall handsome gentleman with a beautiful smile. You two 'boys' have some big shoes to fill. Sonny carries on his...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: June Chamberlain - Sebastian, FL

“We have had the pleasure to serve Gordon and his wife both for many years both in Baldwinsville and Liverpool. I could not ask for nicer people to...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Shawn and Jean Emerald Cleaners and Alterations - NY

“What a wonderful man and neighbor..your mom and dad were such great people and huge assets to our village of Phoenix..My prayers and thoughts are...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Ann Zahn - Phoenix, NY - friend

“In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Gordon was such a wonderful man. Knew so much about Phoenix and it's people and we will all miss him. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Dorothy Casper - Phoenix, NY

“Gordon C. Tappan was the best man I have ever known, and lucky for me, he was my uncle. His whole life was lived with selfless service to others. ...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Pam Kruse - Aliso Viejo, CA


GORDON C. TAPPAN of Phoenix, NY died October 28, 2017at the age of 87. A licensed funeral director since 1955, he purchased the Allanson-Glanville Funeral Home and added his surname, Tappan, in 1961. He graduated from the Simmons School of Mortuary Science in Syracuse.