Melvin R. Goss

Goss, Melvin R. EAST GREENBUSH Melvin R. Goss, age 78 years, passed away at his residence on Monday, January 13, 2014. He was born in East Greenbush and has been a resident of the town all his life. Melvin was a U.S. Army veteran. He was employed as a radiator mechanic working for the New York Auto and Radiator Shop in Albany. Melvin was a stock car enthusiast who drove midget cars up and down the East Coast and was an avid reader and NASCAR fan. Son of the late George and Edith Cousins Goss; loving husband of the late Olga "Scotty" Goss; devoted father of Linda (late Rebel) Cannon, Kenneth (Frances) Goss, Karen (late Arthur) Downey and Cheryl (Frank) Koonz; brother of the late Donna Fowler. Also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at the East Greenbush Cemetery, Hays Road and Routes 9 and 20 on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 11 a.m. All are welcome to attend. Condolence page at


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Published in Albany Times Union from Jan. 19 to Jan. 20, 2014