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James David Goss

April 22, 1938 ~ December 11, 2020 (age 82)


James D. Goss, of Norwood, passed away on December 11, 2020, peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was 82 years old.

Born and in raised in Roslindale, Jim was a graduate of Northeastern University and worked for many years as a manufacturing engineer. He loved to tinker in his garden and practice golf on his putting green in the back yard. Jim was an avid bowler, and actively played in the Norwood league up until recently. He was a hard-working, family man who made people laugh with his calm, playful nature.  He loved to travel and see history up close, getting the chance to travel to many places around the world with his beloved wife, Priscilla. He enjoyed good food and good company. He was an incredible role model, as a loving father and husband for both his immediate and extended family. Above all else, he was happiest surrounded by family.

Jim was the dear and devoted husband of Priscilla (Homsy) Goss. Loving father of Elizabeth Goss of Belmont, James and Kimberly Goss of Westwood, and Yvonne Goss and Doug Rea of Minneapolis, MN. Cherished grandfather, “Gido” of Kiely, Bridgette, Tiernan and Alexander Goss. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Due to COVID limitations, a private Funeral Service will be held in St. Mary Orthodox Church on Wednesday December 16, 2020.  Graveside funeral prayers will take place at Mt. Auburn Cemetery 580 Mt. Auburn St. Cambridge Wednesday approximately 12:15 p.m.  Relatives and friends are invited to gather at the gate of Mt. Auburn Cemetery to join the funeral procession to the graveside.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in James’ memory to St. Mary Orthodox Church 8 Inman St. Cambridge, MA 02139 (, FairFight, an organization which promotes fair elections, encourages voter participation and educates voters around the country, or to the Greater Boston Food Bank,

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Graveside Service
December 16, 2020

12:15 PM
Mt. Auburn Cemetery
580 Mount Auburn St.
Cambridge, MA 02138


St. Mary Orthodox Church
8 Inman St, Cambridge St. MA 02139

Fair Fight
1270 Caroline St. NE Suite D120-311, Atlanta GA 30307

Greater Boston Food Bank
70 S Bay Ave, Boston MA 02118

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