Rita A. Gooshaw 01/03/2019

Rita A. Gooshaw

Rita A. Gooshaw, 73, of Heuvelton, died on January 3, 2019, at the Claxton Hepburn Medical Centers.  She will be laid to rest at Notre Dame Cemetery, Ogdensburg on May 20, 2019. There will be a reception to celebrate her life on May 25, 2019, 2 PM at her home, 174 Union Street, Heuvelton. Rita is survived by son, Kevin Gooshaw of Canton, her daughters, Kim and Thomas Broadhead of Wynantskill, Molly Gooshaw of Heuvelton, stepsons, Joseph Gooshaw of Willet, Randy Gooshaw of Wisconsin, a step daughter, Robin Gooshaw of Nebraska, sisters, Rose and Richard Mitchell of Ogdensburg, Lucy Carter of Ogdensburg, grandchildren, Crystal Joseph, Isaac Gooshaw, Amber Frost, April Gooshaw, Leah Broadhead, Noah Holden, several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her stepson, Raymond Gooshaw.  She was born on September 11, 1945, in Ogdensburg, the daughter of William and Pearl Arnold White. She married Robert A. Gooshaw on December 7, 1973 at their home in Heuvelton, he predeceased her on September 23, 2008. She worked as head cook at St. Joseph’s Nursing Home for over 30 years.  She loved to take care of her grandchildren, shop, cook for an army and taking care of her pets. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley or the Heuvelton Volunteer Fire Department

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One Comment

  1. Kim, Kevin, Molly and Robin I am so very sorry for your loss. Your mom was a great lady. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

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