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James P. Gough

1932 - 2022


GOUGH James Patrick age 89 passed away on April 28, 2022. Born October 13, 1932 in the Bronx, New York. First married to deceased Noreen O'Sullivan of Belle Harbor and Hauppauge. He married his loving wife, Gloria Boyd of New Hyde Park on August 19, 2001. He was predeceased by his mother, father, siblings Mary, Thomas, Vincent, Johanna and daughter Regina Russell. He taught Physics and Chemistry in Levittown; Bayport; Lynbrook; Commack; Mobile, Alabama, and New Orleans, Louisiana over a forty year teaching career. James was a recipient of NSF summer grants at Oneonta, Adelphi, Juniata, and University of Connecticut; as well as a Shell-Cornell Merit Fellowship at Cornell. He served as Science Department Head in Bayport - Blue Point and Commack Public Schools. James is survived by his wife Gloria, his son Kevin of St. Simons Island, Georgia as well as his son-in-law Henry Russell, grandson Ryan of Port Jefferson Station, New York; step-children Joseph Palatsky, Tami Baker and grandchildren Kayla and Liam.

Visiting Monday 2-4:30 & 7-9:30 at New Hyde Park Funeral Home. Burial at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York.

Donations made in his name to ALSAC / St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 will be appreciated.


Monday, May 2

2:00 - 4:30 PM & 7:00 - 9:30 PM

New Hyde Park Funeral Home

506 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY


Tuesday, May 3

9:30 AM

Holy Spirit R.C. Church

500 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park, NY


St. Charles Cemetery

2015 Wellwood Avenue, Farmingdale, NY


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