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 John Edward “Big John” Gough

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John Edward “Big John” Gough

  • Birth 27 Jul 1922 Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 12 Jun 2002 Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot Mausoleum
  • Memorial ID 40413101

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


Family Members


Inscription

GOUGH, John E., b. 1922, d. 2002
and
GOUGH, Ruth I., b. 1923, d. 2017


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  • Created by: J. Edward Ross
  • Added: 8 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40413101
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Edward “Big John” Gough (27 Jul 1922–12 Jun 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40413101, citing Saint Joseph Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by J. Edward Ross (contributor 47159122) .