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Obituary Notice – Donald D. Gould

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GouldDDUNKIRK:  Donald D. Gould, 67, of West Lucas Avenue, Dunkirk, died Saturday, February 16th, 2019 at UPMC Hamot , Erie, PA following a short illness.  He was born in Gowanda, on November 27, 1951, the son of the late Donald F. and Elma (Hardy) Gould.

Mr. Gould worked as a Forklift Operator for the former Carriage House, Fredonia, for 33 years, retiring in 2014.  He was an active participant at Christ Community Church, Fredonia, enjoyed the outdoors, loved riding motorcycle and enjoyed entertaining friends.

Survivors include his wife Deborah M. (Miller) Gould of Dunkirk, whom he married on April 3, 1971, in the Forestville Baptist Church, a son, David (Joanna) Gould, Sr., of Fredonia; and a brother, Dennis (Cathy) Gould, of Forestville.  He was “Loving Pops” of David Gould, Jr., and son in law of Robert & Arlene Miller of Forestville.  Also surviving are other family members and numerous friends.  Besides his parents he was predeceased by a son D.R. Gould.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, February 23rd at 11 o’clock from Christ Community Church, 219 Berry Road, Fredonia.  The family suggests memorials may be made to Christ Community Church, 219 Berry Road, Fredonia, NY 14063.  Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home.  To post condolences go to


  • Ann Helwig
    Posted February 19, 2019 at 8:47 am

    Dearest Deb, You know my heart is with you today & always. It doesn’t seem fair that God always takes the good ones.We all have lives that we just don”t want to leave & people that we love so very much.Please know you are in my thoughts & prayers. I’ll say my good byes to Don with you on Saturday. Kiss David for me & let him know I love him too. I will see you when I return in the Spring. Love you, Ann

    Posted February 19, 2019 at 9:35 am

    Donnie was a wonderful guy. Barry and I loved both of you. I guess Barry and Donnie will be reunited in the arms of God. Gabriele will be in charge and he has a big job ahead of him. Know that he is always there for you! Please let me know if you need ANYTHING…….

    Love prayers and hugs to all.

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