JAMESTOWN, N.Y. - Mary H. Gould, 88, formerly of Morningside and Annapolis, Md., died Saturday (March 16, 2013) at the Heritage Village Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility.
She was born April 30, 1924, in Bradford, Pa., the daughter of the late Howard and Florence Wilson Burkett.
Mary served in the Women's Army Corp (WAC) during World War II.
Prior to retirement, she worked at the Prince George's County School District in Maryland as a bus driver.
She was a member of the Sweet Adelines, Eastern Star, Tall Cedars of Lebanon, and was resident of the year at Heritage Village.
Surviving are four sons, Richard (Karen) and Dennis Gould, both of Jamestown, David (Pat) Gould of Vancouver, Wash., and Brian Gould of Baltimore, Md.; seven grandchildren, Adam, Andrew, Carly and Abby Gould, all of Jamestown, Chris (Sarah Guy) Gould of Colonial Beach, Va., Sarah (Ron Overby) Gould of Mechanicsville, Md., and Jennifer Gould of Annapolis; three great-grandchildren, Ryan and Riley Gould and Ronan Overby; a devoted sister-in-law, Marilyn Hale of Jamestown; a sister, Marge Buchanan of Olean; two brothers, Lafayette Burkett of Lake Jackson, Texas and Bobby Burkett of Cheyenne, Wyo.; and many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard H. Gould, whom she married Aug. 31, 1946 and who died in October of 1988; and two brothers, Howard and Richard Burkett.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Heritage Village Chapel with the Rev. Donald E. Ray, pastor, officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service on Wednesday in the chapel. Burial with full military honors will be in Cheltenham Veterans
Cemetery, Cheltenham, Md., at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Heritage Group, 3017 N. Main St., Jamestown, N.Y. 14701; to St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, 4 Wallace Manor Road, Edgewater, MD 21037; or to a
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Lind Funeral Home Inc., Jamestown.
A candle may be lit in remembrance of Mary at www.lindfuneralhome.com