Goss, Norman


Norman E. Goss


Norman E. Goss. 85 of Houtzdale passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at his home.

Born on September 8, 1926 to the late Cyrus and Grace (Reed) Goss in Houtzdale, PA.  He was married to Viola M. (Lese) Goss in Niagara Falls, NY, she  preceded him in death on January 1, 1986.

Mr. Goss was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Houtzdale, PA.  He was also an Army Veteran of WW II, and waImage of the U.S. Army Insignias a member of the VFW Post 515 in Osceola Mills, PA, Freeberg Post 591 of the American Legion in Houtzdale, PA, Osceola Mills Honor Guard in Osceola Mills, PA and the American Legion Honor Guard in Houtzdale, PA.

He was retired from Penn Central Railroad.

In addition to his Parents and Wife, Mr. Goss was preceded in death by two sisters Frances, and Lucille.

He is survived by a daughter, Roxanne Rowles of Houtzdale, PA; two grandchildren, Chris Rowles and Eric Rowles both from Houtzdale, PA; and two great-grandchildren Sierra and Hunter; two sisters June Hockenberry of Janesville, PA and Idabelle Hockenberry of Houtzdale, PA; and three brothers, Cyrus Goss and his wife Judy of Buffalo, NY, Jim Goss of Niagara Falls, NY and Frederick Goss and his wife Marcia of Houtzdale, PA.

The Funereal will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at the Heath Funeral Home in Osceola Mills, PA with Rev. Robert Ford officiating.  Burial will be at the St. Lawrence Cemetery in Houtzdale, PA.  Military honors will be accorded at the cemetery by the Osceola Mills Honor Guard.

Visitation will be Friday, June 1, 2012 at 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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