Lauren Bunyan Gould
1984 - 2016
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Gould, Lauren Bunyan

Lauren Bunyan Gould, of Garnerville, passed away on December 4, 2016. She was 32.

Lauren was a Varsity Cheerleading Coach at North Rockland High School and won a National Championship in Dallas, TX, numerous Section 1 and Westchester County Center Grand Championships. She was also awarded Section 1 "Coach of the Year." Lauren was the owner of "Cheermania All-Stars" for 15 years, where her teams won multiple All-Star National Cheer Championships and awarded a bid to the World All-Star Cheer Championship.

Lauren is survived by her beloved husband of 8 years, John J. Gould Jr.; by her adored daughter Emily Lauren Gould; by her parents Stephen and Margaret (Oakley) Bunyan; by her siblings: John Croyle, Brian (Christine) Croyle and Michael (Jeannie) Bunyan; by her in-laws John and Maureen Gould; by her brothers-in-law Daniel Gould and William (Kelly) Gould; by her nieces and nephews: Kayleigh and Addison Croyle and Olivia and Liam Bunyan, as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Lauren is predeceased by Dorothy and Edward Oakley, Margaret and Michael Bunyan, Peggy Delaney, and Brianna Bunyan.

Lauren will be remembered by all who knew her for her passion for cheerleading, her love of L.B.I., and for everything Christmas.

Lauren's family will receive friends at T.J. McGOWAN SONS FUNERAL HOME, 71 N. Central Highway, GARNERVILLE, on Wednesday, December 7 and Thursday, December 8, 2016 from 3-8PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Lauren on Friday, December 9, 2016 at 10AM at St. Gregory Barbarigo Church, Garnerville, with interment to follow at St. Peter's Cemetery, Haverstraw. In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may donate in Lauren's memory to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 200 Mamaroneck Ave Suite 603, White Plains, NY 10601, 914-993-1460, or at

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Published in The Journal News from Dec. 7 to Dec. 8, 2016.
Mass of Christian Burial
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St. Gregory Barbarigo Church
St. Peter's Cemetery
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November 28, 2017
I miss you so much Lauren it's almost been a year. I know you're watching us from above everyday. I miss you more than ever❤
December 17, 2016
Lauren would always make me smile everyday I'm sorry for your loss. R.I.P Lauren
Mia Lupo
December 12, 2016
Words can not express the devestating loss your family feels at this time. Although I have not seen childhood friend,Margaret Oakley Bunyan in many years,I just wanted you to know you are all in my prayers. Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon them.May the souls of the faithfully departed,through the mercy of God,rest in peace.Amen. Kathleen Galilei O'Reilly
December 8, 2016
Anne & Joe Greenleaf
December 8, 2016
Much love and prayers to you Peggy, Steve and family. Words cannot describe the sorrow I feel for you. Betti Grennan -Fahy
Betti Grennan-Fahy
December 7, 2016
Thoughts and prayers to the Gould and Bunyan family & all her friends and loved ones. I went to school with both Lauren &a John, from elementary to my H.S years. Will always be remembered for her cheerleading. This has been heart breaking. May god bless you all and give you strength.
Yanira Fernandez-Cruz
December 7, 2016
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
David and Maribeth Bertolino
December 7, 2016
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.. May God Bless you!

Pat Withers and Family
pat withers
December 7, 2016
Thoughts and prayers to the Bunyan and Gould families. Lauren's love for life, infectious smile, and fighting attitude will live on forever. May all who knew her realize just how lucky they have been. RIP Lauren
-Lauren (Schulman) Bullian
Lauren Bullian
December 7, 2016
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December 7, 2016
My thoughts and prayers are with you and with your family at this sad time.
Ursula Javenes
December 6, 2016
In memory of Lauren. Love you
Rori Oreilly
December 6, 2016
Best coach ever! We will surely miss her! We have been training with her since my daughter was 7. She had cheerleading in her soal that will live forever! U are an angel in every way Lauren! We love and will miss u always!
Love, Rori and Taylor O.
Rori Oreilly
December 6, 2016
So very sorry for your loss.
Mary Wileman
December 6, 2016
May God watch over LAUREN's family and friends at this difficult time. What a beautiful lady.
Jeanne Chesterman
December 6, 2016
We can't express our sadness for this tremendous loss. Everyone that knew Lauren, loved her! We will pray for strength to get thru this terrible tragedy and all our fond memories will be with us forever. Hugs and prayers, Love, Penni and Lauren Taccetta
Penni Taccetta
December 6, 2016
My prayers are with you all.She is a beautiful girl. I remember her as a child and calling my husband Pat "Papa Smurf". He even had a sweatshirt with the "smurf" on it and wore it proudly. Keep her memories close within your heart.Peace. Linda
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