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Jeanne T. Gosser

Jeanne T. Gosser, age 59, of the Shelby Settlement, died late Sunday night, September 22, 2019 at The James Comprehensive Care Center in Columbus. Her death came after an unexpected and aggressive cancer diagnosis one week prior.

Jeanne was born October 3, 1959 in Shelby to the late Cletus C. “Dick” and Cornelia A. “Nellie” (Metzger) Young. She was a 1977 graduate of Buckeye Central High School and had attended Pioneer Joint Vocational School. Jeanne was employed with United Telephone Company in Mansfield for several years prior to staying home to raise her family. She then began working as a cafeteria worker for Pioneer before moving to the Shelby City School system where she was still currently employed as a cafeteria worker in the high school.

Jeanne was an active member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church and was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society. She loved visiting with people and was always the organizer and group leader to bring people together. Although cooking wasn’t her passion or hobby, she knew that it was what would always bring her family together, which is what she truly loved. Being outdoors was always welcomed to Jeanne, whether that be mowing, gardening, or tending to flowers.

On February 28, 1981, Jeanne married Rick Gosser, who survives. Also surviving are 4 children: Ryan Gosser (Steve Zgleszewski) of Boston, Dawn (Jake) Fraizer of Crestline, Jacob (Annie) Gosser of Crestline, and Cody Gosser (fiancé, Taylor Van Wagner) of Shelby; 4 grandchildren: Sully, Ashlyn, and Emmy Fraizer and Michaela Gosser; 2 additional grandchildren on the way; 3 brothers: John (Julieta) Young of Huston, TX, Ken (Marilyn) Young of Lexington, and Tim (Jo) Young of Shelby; and numerous aunts, uncles, in-laws, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. In addition to her parents, her sister, Judy Young McClurg, preceded her in death.

Family and friends are welcome on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 3-7 pm at the Penwell Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where a rosary will be recited at 7 pm with Deacon Steve Vogt leading. Mass of Christian burial will be on Friday, September 27, 2019 at 10:30 am at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 5742 State Route 61 South, Shelby, Ohio 44875. Msgr. Dennis Metzger and Fr. Christopher Bohnsack will con-celebrate the mass and burial will follow in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Hartz Family says:

    We’re so sorry for your family’s loss. Jeanne was a wonderful person. Your family is in our thoughts & prayers.

  2. Reed & Debby Obermiller says:

    Jeanne was always smiling when we saw her. We are so sorry for your loss. She will be truly missed by everyone who knew her. May God help you all through this tough time.

  3. Pam Poffenbaugh Lauer says:

    So very saddened to hear of Jeanne’s passing. Many fond memories. Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers. God bless and keep you all in his loving arms during this difficult time.

  4. Andrew and Jessica says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  5. Marilyn Shepherd says:

    So sorry to hear of your family’s loss. Enjoyed working with Jeanne. Keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.

  6. Janet Kemper says:

    Jeanne was such a sweet lady. I enjoyed visiting with her at work and talking about Sully. She was a proud Mother and Grandma and she will be greatly missed. May she rest in peace and may God cradle you in His arms in the weeks to come. Hugs to you all.

  7. Mark & Esther Keller says:

    You are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless and strengthen you during this time.

  8. Tammy Hanson says:

    Dawn and Jake,
    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.

  9. Greg and Jane Butler says:

    We were so sorry to hear of Jean’s passing. She was a very outgoing delightful person . Our sympathies to all of her family.

    Greg and Jane (Rietschlin) Butler

  10. Ann Imhoff says:

    Rick and family. So so very sorry for your loss. Jeanne was such a great gal and now she will be up there organizing everything. My love and prayers are with you

  11. Audrey Cook says:

    I haven’t seen Jeannie in a long time, but always considered her my friend. We worked together at Sprint and shared so many fun times. So very sorry for your loss. Wishing you God’s peace and love

  12. Bruce & Stacy Howell says:

    Gosser family,

    So sorry for your tremendous loss. We pray for the families healing, peace and strength.

  13. Edna Karnes says:

    I was so sorry to hear of Jeanne’s sickness and passing. She was a sweetheart. Enjoyed talking to her in the lunchline. She will be greatly missed. I pray your family is blessed with many sweet precious memories in the days to come.

  14. Celia and Charlie Warren says:

    Jean was such a thoughtful and giving lady who will be missed by many. Our sympathy, thoughts and prayers to her family!

  15. Janet Kehres says:

    Jeanne was an awesome person. She touched the hearts of many. Her smile and outgoing personality was such a delight. She loved her family dearly and will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family. She is at peace and is smiling down on those twins right now.

  16. Lois Hartman says:

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. Jeannie was a devoted to her family and she love everyone. God Bless all of you! I pray that God walks with you all every day to helps you with this tremendous loss. Peace be with you!

  17. Debbi says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful mom and shining example of Christian love for all.

  18. Ron and Jeanette Brown says:

    We are so sorry to read about your wife, Mom, grandma’s passing. She was so young and she had a big giving heart. I guess she was needed to tend Gods gardens. Now she will be your angel watching from above.
    May God be there to help get you through these had times. We are praying for all of you.

  19. Julie & Roger Finnegan says:

    I don’t know if Jeanne used this expression in her adult years, but she was famous for saying it when we were kids in grade school: “For cryin’ in the bucket!” It popped into my mind last night when I was laying in bed, thinking about my dear first cousin, Jeanne… and it was perfect–FOR CRYIN’ IN THE BUCKET, Jeanne, we’re not ready to let you go!!!!! I am so glad I got to see Jeanne in August at the Metzger Reunion. She was a special, wonderful cousin and I will miss her so much!!! ~ Julie

  20. Deanna Ratliff says:

    This still does not seem real to me…Momma Gosser you have left me with so many good memories…love the way we always laughed together, loved the way you always gave me heck every time you seen I got a new tattoo…loved the way you always asked how my dad was doing…love how you always knew the right thing to say, at the right time…and loved the way you knew when a hug was all I needed…man I’m going to miss you so much….

  21. Deanna Ratliff says:

    This still does not seem real to me….Momma Gosser it’s hard to put into words what you mean to me….I loved the way we used to laugh and joke at work….I loved the way you were always willing to answer any questions I had and never gave it a second thought, no matter how ridiculous it may have been…I loved the way you used to give me “that mom look” when you noticed I got another tattoo…I loved the way you always had just the right answer at the right time…I loved the way you knew it was just a hug I needed….I’m going to miss you so much Momma Gosser

  22. JoAnn Andrews says:

    I am so sorry to hear of Jeanne’s passing. I worked with her at United Telephone and Thought of her as a great friend and wonderful person. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  23. Fr. NIck Cunningham says:

    Rick and Family
    So sorry to hear of Jeanne’s passing please know that you are in my prayers during this difficult time.

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