Gordon Francis Halliday, 73, of Brandon


BRANDON — Gordon Francis Halliday, age 73, passed peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023, at his home in Brandon with family by his side.

Gordon was born in Middlebury on Aug. 8, 1949. He was the son of Albert and Helen (Schroeder) Halliday. He grew up in Leicester, where he received his early education, and attended Otter Valley Union High School. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served in the United States Army, as a Helicopter Mechanic. Following his honorable discharge, he furthered his education and became a licensed aircraft mechanic. He enjoyed fishing, traveling, and going to the casino.

He is survived by three sons, Michael Halliday and Elise Hope of Chittenden, Matthew and Christine (Bruce) Halliday of Pittsford, and Marc and Manny (Sandro Manuel Diaz Perez) Halliday of Vergennes; grandsons Ian Halliday of Pittsford and Timmy Moran Jr. of Pittsford; and a sister, Donna Malewicki of Leicester. He was predeceased by his parents and two brothers, John F. Halliday and Albert L. Halliday.

A memorial service, with military honors, in celebration of his life will take place, on Sunday, March 5, from 1-3 p.m., at Brandon American Legion Post 55.

A private graveside committal service and burial will take place at a later date.

Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in his memory to: Rutland County Humane Society, 765 Stevens Road, Pittsford, VT 05763.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon. ◊


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