NORFOLK-- Graveside services for 83 year old Lois M. Gooshaw, 105 Adams Road, will be held at the convenience of the family in the Bixby Cemetery, Norfolk. There will be no calling hours. Mrs. Gooshaw passed away Tuesday morning at her home surrounded by her family.
Lois is survived by her husband of 57 years, Ronald; a son, Edward and Mary Gooshaw, Potsdam; two daughters, Jennifer and Stephen Pelkey, Brasher Falls and Lynn and Philip Brothers, Norfolk; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Sheila and Stanley “Corky” Farmer, Norwood.
Lois was pre-deceased by her brothers, Patrick, Roger, Lawrence and Robert; her sister, Reba Degon; step brothers, Noah Herne and Julius Herne; and step sisters, Harriet Shorey and Clara Henderson.
She was born in Potsdam on April 17, 1931 to the late Louis and Viola McDonald Herne. Lois married Ronald Gooshaw on June 29, 1957 at the Norfolk United Methodist Church. She worked as a cafeteria aide for several years at Norwood-Norfolk Central School, retiring in 1988. She was a member of the Norfolk American Legion Auxiliary and enjoyed crafts, cross-stitching and traveling across the country. Memorial Donations in her memory can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of the St. Lawrence Valley.
Memories and condolences may be shared online at www.buckfuneralhome.com . The Buck Funeral Home in Norfolk is serving the family of Lois M. Gooshaw.