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Mary Jo Goss

November 3, 1941 - November 7, 2021

Mary Jo Goss, age 80, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 7, 2021.

Born in Baltimore, MD on November 3, 1941, she was a daughter of the late John and Dorothy (Lowery) Turano. Mary worked as a store manager for Sears for 25 years. After her time at Sears, she worked in the marketing department for Patterson Schwartz for another 25 years. Mary was an active member of the Hens and Chicks Ladies Group and the Newark Senior Center. She enjoyed bowling and tending to her flower garden. More than anything else, Mary will be remembered as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister.

In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her loving husband, Raymond W. Goss. She is survived by her children, Stephen J. Goss (Brenda), Lisa A. Goss (Lisa), and Frederick R. Goss (Marlo); grandchildren, Stacey (Ralph), Jennifer (Joe), Benjamin (Cassie), and Emily; great-grandchildren, Bradley (Victoria), Joey, Jayson, Natalie, and Myranda; and brother, John Turano (Rosie).

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Monday, November 15, 2021, at Holy Angels R.C. Church, 82 Possum Park Road, Newark, DE, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 am. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the Governor of Delaware. Interment will be held privately in All Saints Cemetery.

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  • Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
    Mary was a lovely person and good neighbor.
    Hugh and Joan Ferguson

  • Stacey, Jennifer, Bradley, Natalie and Myranda:
    I’m so sorry for the loss of your grandmother and great-grandmother.
    I pray for your comfort.
    Eternal rest grant unto her O Lord and may perpetual light shine upon her. May her soul rest in peace and the divine mercy of Jesus.

  • Steve,lisa and Fred
    I am so sorry to hear this. Your mom was a great friend for a very long time. She will be missed by all. Bless you and yours.

  • Lisa, I am so very sorry for the loss of your mother. My deepest condolences go out to both you, Lee, and the rest of your family.

  • My heart aches for your family Mrs goss was a special lady in many ways she appreciated everything anyone did for her she always treated me with kindness and motherly advise she will be sorely missed. Love Teresa m

  • Steve,
    We are deeply sorry for your loss. Your Mother was a lovely woman, and she was a real pleasure to have known.
    We are here for you, always.
    Sending Love and prayers to all the family.

  • Lisa, Stephen & Fred and families
    So sorry for your families. She will be deeply missed I know with all of you.
    Our heart and prayers goes out to your families.
    So sorry I will not be able to attend.

  • So, so sorry for your loss. My prayers❤️❤️❤️

  • Lisa and family, please accept our deepest sympathy on the loss of your dear mother, Mary. Her beautiful smile will be missed by all!! Our thoughts and 🙏🙏🙏Prayers for her and you all!
    Eternal rest grant unto her O Lord and may perpetual light shine upon her.
    ❤ Marlene, Tim and family

  • I was so sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. Mary and I met at church, along with her daughter, Lisa and my friend, Donna. We had many conversations arriving at church and upon leaving. This may not sound like much, but we shared that church bond, and became friends. We shared some joking, and I admired Mary in many ways. Lisa, along with your brothers and family, please accept my sincere condolences. I will miss seeing Mary at Church. Rip, and May our Lord already be holding her in his arms! Gloria Rawlins…

  • So sorry to hear about Mrs. Goss. Out thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Mary, you were such a lovely and thoughtful person. We were thrilled that we lived
    across the street from one another. It makes such a difference to have a great
    neighbor. We will miss her deeply, our prayers are with her family.