LEWISTOWN - William J. Goss Jr., 83, of Lewistown, died at 12:15 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, at Malta Home, in Granville.
Born Sept. 18, 1929, in Burnham, he was a son of the late William J. Goss Sr. and Lottie F. (McCalips) Goss.
He is survived by: his wife, Florence M. (Smith) Goss, whom he married on April 13, 1948; his children, William L. Goss and wife, Sandra R., of Lewistown, Barbara Ann Bohn and husband, George T., of Alfarata and Donald J. Goss and wife, Patricia Ann, of Lewistown; five grandchildren; and nine great- grandchildren.
William J. Goss Jr.
He is also survived by his siblings, Peggy Weaver and husband, David, of Lewistown, Frank Goss and wife, Shirley, of Lewistown, and Robert Goss and wife, Katherine, of McVeytown.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Glenn Goss.
William was a mechanic by trade.
He was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, in Lewistown.
Early in life, he enjoyed hunting and fishing, and then the grandkids, his pets and woodworking.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at Mount Rock Cemetery, with the Rev. Loretta Collins officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in William's memory may be made to St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 21 S. Main St., Lewistown, PA 17044.
Funeral arrangements are under the care of Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown.
Online condolences can be offered to the family at www.hellerhoenstinefuneralhome.com.