The Obit For Goose Gosselin

Norman Gosselin
1924 - 2009

Published in The Republican on 3/13/2009


TULSA, OK - Norman (Goose) Gosselin, 84 passed away on January 31, 2009.

Born in Chicopee to the late Arthur and Rena Chapdelaine Gosselin, he attended Chicopee schools and after high school played baseball as a pitcher for the Aldenville AA, he also played for the Dodgers and Cardinal farm clubs.

Norm served wtih distinction in the 14th Armored Infantry of the Army as an artillery mechanic from 1943 to 1946. He received several campaign ribbons for his participation in the European, African and Middle Eastern theaters.

He leaves his beloved wife MarScine of 56 years and his two loving children Michael and wife Melany, and Christine and husband Mike Meyer. He had four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. His three sisters, Irene Richards, Jeannette Desjardin and Doris Desmarais and husband Francis, all of whom still reside in Chicopee, survive him.