James Ralph Gould Wednesday, December 16, 1925 - Monday, July 17, 2017

James Ralph Gould, 91, formerly of Tarentum, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017 at VA Hospice, Aspinwall. He was born December 16, 1925 in Harrison Township, son of the late William and Anna (Patrick) Gould. James lived the past 5 years in Sigal and prior to that Tarentum. James worked for 47 years at PPG Industries in Creighton and the last 5 years as fire chief. He was a veteran of WWII serving in the US Army during the Pacific Theater.James was of the Presbyterian Faith. He was a member of the Tarentum Jednota, life member Valley Euchre League, Tarentum VFW, Brackenridge American Legion and former 3rd Ward Tarentum Councilman. James graduated in 1943 from Tarentum High School and enjoyed hunting, fishing, Pittsburgh Steelers and playing euchre. Survivors include his sons, James J. (Sunny) Gould, Sigal, PA, Dennis (Cheryl) Gould, Troy, PA and Timothy (Cynthia) Gould, Tarentum; 10 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother, David (Peggy) Gould, Tarentum. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen G. (Long) Gould, son James P. Gould, sister Ruth Hazlett and brothers Robert and Preston Gould. Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 PM Wednesday in the Duster Funeral Home, Inc. 347 E 10th Ave, Tarentum, 724-224-1526 where services will be held on Thursday at 11AM.Burial Concord Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Dayton, PA. VISIT: dusterfuneralhomeinc.com

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He was a great uncle holds in ga. Love you

He was a great uncle.always welcome at Jim's house .love you Mary Cindy wally John and debbie

So very sorry for your loss. Jim was a great man.My favorite uncle. Rest in peace uncle Jim, you will be missed.

Very sorry for your family's loss. My thoughts and prayer go out to you all.

My condolences to Jimmy Gould, Mark Gould and the rest of the family.  Rest In Peace Uncle Jim & tell grandma I said " I love her".  

He was a very kind and caring man, and he will be truly missed.  Even when his own health was poor he remained friendly and cheerful.  My sympathy is extended to all of his friends and family.