SOUTH GARDINER – Patricia Lynn Jordan, 60, died March 2, 2008, with her husband by her side in their home after her long battle with cancer. She was born Nov. 8, 1947, in Bozeman, Mont., the daughter of Donald W. and Ida J. Green Curtis. Patricia, also known as Trish, was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She retired from Winslow High School as guidance director after 33 years in the teaching profession. She graduated with a master’s of education degree, focused in counseling, with high honors, from the University of Maine in 1992 and with honors from the University of Maine – Farmington in 1969. Her interests included sailing, carpentry, sewing, gardening, travel, friends, Reiki, hiking, exploring, cooking, camping, knitting and genealogy. All her family, friends and the love of her life meant a great deal to her. She cherished and loved each one. She will be greatly missed. Patricia is survived by her husband and best friend of 24 years, Gary Paul Jordan of South Gardiner; stepdaughter, Heather Jordan; grandson, Sam Christopher MacGrath of Topsham; stepson, Christopher Gary and daughter-in-law, Kelly Irene Daly Jordan of Miami; mother and confidant, Ida J. Green Curtis of Palmyra; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Carl G. and Sheila Howland Curtis of Nashua, N.H., Gary W. Curtis and Sue MacMillian of Newport and Richard L. and Celeste Violette Curtis of Bangor; sister and brother-in-law, Donna and Thomas Pinkan of Keedysville, Md.; nephews, Bry, Russ, Garrett, Avery, Chris, Nate and Cassidy; nieces, Carla, Terra and Haley; wonderful aunts, uncles, a great-nephew, great-niece, cousins, special friends and neighbors. Patricia was predeceased by her dear father, Donald William Curtis, Major Retired, of Palmyra; and grandparents, Marion Piper White of South Paris, Basil Kinney of Pittsfield and George A. and Ella Elkins Curtis of Frankfort. Patricia’s family would like to express their sincere gratitude and thanks to the caregivers at Harold Alfond Cancer Center. A celebration of her life will be held 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 5, at American Legion Smith Wiley Post 4, 46 Griffin St., Gardiner. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Patricia’s memory to, Patricia L. Jordan Scholarship Fund, Winslow High School, 20 Danielson St., Winslow, ME 04901. Please make checks payable to Winslow High School.