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John Edward "Big John" Gough
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Birth: Jul. 27, 1922
Covington
Kenton County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 12, 2002
Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA

John E. "Big John," beloved husband of Ruth I. (nee Bias) Gough for 54 years of marriage. Loving father of Patricia A. Mjelde, Kevin J. Gough, Maureen R. Lyman, Mary Grace Ross, and Peggy Dziech. Devoted grandfather of Karin Lavigne, Kecia Reichstein, Jason Ross, Kyle and Zane Dziech, Tim and Torrey Gough and great-grandfather of Justin Lavigne. Dear brother of Mary Lou Palmer. Also survived by loving nieces and nephews.

Served aboard the USS Texas and USS Bunker Hill (during WWII). Retired Lieutenant Cincinnati Fire Department after 35 years. Member of Seton Council Knights of Columbus and Veteran of Foreign Wars.

On Wednesday, June 12, 2002 at 79 years of age. Visitation Holy Family Church, 814 Hawthorne Avenue (Price Hill), Monday, June 24, 2001, form 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 AM. Memorials may be made to Cincinnati Fire Museum, 315 West Court Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202. B.J. Meyer Sons Funeral Home serving the family

Cincinnati Enquirer 06/21/2002
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Patrick Gough (1891 - 1922)
  Mary Elizabeth Ratermann Gough (1892 - 1993)
 
Inscription:
GOUGH, John E., b. 1922, d. 2002
and
GOUGH,Ruth I., b. 1923, d. Living
 
Burial:
Saint Joseph Cemetery
Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Mausoleum
 
Created by: J. Edward Ross
Record added: Aug 08, 2009
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John Edward Big John Gough
Added by: J. Edward Ross
 
John Edward Big John Gough
Added by: J. Edward Ross
 
John Edward Big John Gough
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