|Birth: ||Oct. 24, 1915|
|Death: ||Jul. 17, 2009|
Daily Local News, West Chester, Chester County, Pa
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
John L. Gottier passed away July 17, 2009, at the Masonic Village in Elizabethtown. He was formerly of West Chester.
He was the husband of the late Annie Thomas Gottier.
Born Oct. 24, 1915, in West Chester, he was the son of the late Caroline Linderman Gottier and Frederick Gottier.
He worked as a self-employed mechanic in West Chester, retiring in 1971.
John served in the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II. He was a 32nd degree Mason, Lodge #322, in West Chester. John's favorite sport was driving his midget racers.
Surviving is a son, John L. Gottier Jr., husband of Janet, of Downingtown, a daughter, Doris A. Miller, wife of Joseph, of Downingtown; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mae Jackson, of Willow Street; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his wife and parents, John was predeceased by two brothers, Wilmer and Frederick, three sisters, Lill Boyer, Ruth Gottier and Sue Ellsworth, and a grandson, Ronald L. Witherow.
Family and friends are invited to attend graveside services at the Oakland Cemetery, West Chester, on July 25 at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Jonathan Hauze officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in John's name to Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604;, or to the Masonic Village, One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown, PA 17022.
Arrangements are being handled by Ralston & Bredickas Funeral Home, Ltd., Downingtown.
Mary Caroline Linderman Gottier (1895 - 1967)
John L. Gottier (1915 - 2009)
Wilmer K. Gottier (1921 - 1982)*
Maintained by: Joseph L Linderman
Originally Created by: Dan Oh
Record added: Jul 22, 2009
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