Gordon E. Hess, age 90 of Johnstown, passed away peacefully on October 4, 2012 at the Mountain Valley Hospice House, Gloversville. Mr. Hess was born on July 28, 1922, in Johnstown, the son of the late Clarence Hess and Ethelyn Stafford Hess. He was a class of 1941 graduate of Johnstown High School and completed his technical training in aircraft riveting and assembly at the National Defense School in Plattsburgh. Gordon honorably served his country in the Pacific Theatre during World War II in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a Technical Sergeant. He worked for many years as a layout man for General Electric in Schenectady, retiring in 1984.