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Ronald F. Gossard

April 2, 1937 - April 9, 2017

Burial Date April 12, 2017

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Ronald F. Gossard, 80, of Lima, passed away at 9:50 AM on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

He was born on April 2, 1937, in Hardin Co., OH to Ralph Gossard and Dorothy (Fultz) Long, who both preceded him in death. On October 18, 1974, he married Gertrude “Trudy” Bishop, who preceded him in death on May 24, 2014.

Ronald was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, where he was a greeter, a Eucharistic minister and worked funeral luncheons. He retired from Lima Register after over 30 years. After retiring, he went to work at Better Brake Parts for over 20 years. He was a member of the Elks Lodge #54, Lima. He enjoyed bowling and playing softball.

Surviving are his daughter Anne (Jim) Sherrick of Lima; his sons Harold (Toni) Gossard of Batavia, OH and Darryl (Lisa) Gossard of Lima; his grandchildren Andrew (Raegan), Colin and Ryan Gossard; his great-grandson Aiden Gossard; his sister Sharon (Bob) Edwards of Lima; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brothers Donald (Diane) Gossard and Edmund Gossard.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church with Father Kent Kaufman officiating.

Interment will be in Gethsemani Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Charles Church Floral Fund.

Condolences may be expressed at www.chiles-lamanfh.com


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