Haverhill — Gordon P. Begin, 49, of the Bradford section of Haverhill, died January 31, at the Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, after a lengthy illness.
Born in Salem, he was the son of Omer J. Begin Sr. and Diane M. (Judd). Gordon attended public schools in Salem and Beverly and Danvers. Moving to Haverhill in 1976, he was a graduate of Essex Agricultural High School, Class of 1982.
Mr. Begin was employed as a carpenter and roofer for many local contractors throughout Essex County. Working with his brother in the HVAC business, he became EPA certified.
He leaves his father, Omer J. Begin Sr., of Florida; his mother, Diane Hebert and her husband, Arthur, of New Ipswich, N.H.; his older brother, Omer Joseph Begin Jr. and his wife, Linda, of Derry, N.H., brother, Shawn T. Begin and his wife, Joanne, also of New Ipswich; stepsister, Jennifer Beal, of Florida; and nieces and nephews, Koudi E. Begin, Holly D. Begin and Joseph L. Begin.
ARRANGEMENTS: Friends and family are respectfully invited to call on Thursday, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St., Route 125, Haverhill. Funeral services will be held on Friday, at 10 a.m., in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Linwood Cemetery, Mill St., Haverhill. Memorial donations may be made in his name to the M.S.P.C.A. at Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook, or www.comeaufuneral.com.