The Rev. Gordon Tate of Petersham, MA died on March 17, 2008. In 1943, he became the Pastor of the Lakeview Congregational Church in Waltham. While there, he was the chaplain at the Walter E. Fernald School in Waltham and Templeton for 31 years. In 1970, he became pastor of the Petersham Orthodox Congregational Church, where he was Pastor for 16 years, retiring in 1986.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 22, at 11am, in the Petersham Orthodox Congregational Church. Calling hours will be held Friday, March 21, from 1-3 pm and 5-8pm at the Fiske Funeral Home 1356 Main St., Athol.