FREDERICK GOSS EAST CHICAGO, IN Frederick Goss, age 68, of East Chicago, IN, passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014. Mr. Goss was born on September 5, 1945 in Chicago, IL the son of Annie Mae Flynn (Applewhite). He was raised in East Chicago and was the youngest son of a family that included two older brothers and three younger sisters. After more than thirty-five years in the steel mill industry Fred retired in 2010. Throughout his life he enjoyed expanding his knowledge and was an avid reader and collector. He continued these pursuits in his retirement. Fred was preceded in death by beloved second mother, Lottie Goss; brother, Michael; sisters: Elaine and Phyllis; nephew, Carl; grandson, Dominic; and other beloved relatives. He leaves to cherish his memory sons: Frederick Goss of Mt. Vernon, IL, and Edmon (Cindy) Goss of Las Vegas, NV; his daughters: Tawanda McCrae of Mt. Vernon, IL, LaCrisha Hartfield of Merrillville, IN, LaQuitah Goss of Indianapolis, IN, and Vanessa Mitchell of Indianapolis, IN; devoted mother, Annie Applewhite of Gary, IN; brother, Kenneth (Tina) Flynn of Minneapolis, MN; sister, Cynthia Applewhite of Portage, IN; nine grandchildren; two great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held Sunday, April 6, 2014 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Divinity Funeral Home 3831 Main St. East Chicago, IN. Funeral services will be held Monday, April 7, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. also at Divinity Funeral Home. Oak Hill Internment.
Published in The Times on Apr. 6, 2014
Divinity Funeral Home
3831 Main Street East Chicago, IN 46312