Thomas K Gosling, Sr., 72 years old, passed away surrounded by his loving family, on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at Good Samaritan Hospital, in Brockton.
Born in Burin Bay, New Foundland, Canada, to the late Joseph and Margaret (Peddle) Gosling. He has been a resident of Taunton since his family moved to the United States at age 7, where he attended Taunton Schools and was a graduate of Taunton Vocational High School.
Tom was a machinist and retired from New Tool, in Attleboro, MA. After his retirement he worked part time as a custodian for the Taunton Public School Department. He was a former Exaulted Ruler of the Taunton Lodge of Elks, #150. He was an avid sports fan, his greatest is the New England Patriots, where his family and friends gathered for every game at the "Silver Street Stadium".
He enjoyed spending time with his loving family. He will be greatly missed by his loving wife of fifty-four, Christina J. (Henry) Gosling and his six children, Lorin Gosling and his wife Sharon, Lisa Gosling, Laurie Gosling, Lynn Gosling and her fiancé Steve Seay, Thomas K. Gosling Jr. and his wife Jamie, and Christina (Chrissy) Gosling all of Taunton. He was loving grandfather of 11 and great grandfather of one, and loving grandfather of the late Sara Ann Gosling. He is the loving brother of Verna Brown of Burin Bay, New Foundland Canada, the late Lloyd Gosling and the late Margaret Bohner. He was also the loving "Uncle Tom" to many nieces and nephews, who adored and looked up to him. He will forever be missed by many friends as well.
Family is welcoming friends to attend Visiting Hours, on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, from 4-8PM,in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave.,(Route 138 South), Taunton.
Relatives and Friends are invited to attend a time of remembrance, on January 13, 2018, at the Silver Street Stadium, being at 3:00pm.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to his predeceased granddaughters scholarship fund. Make payable to: BP Tech/Sara Gosling Scholarship Fund to: Bristol Plymouth Regional Technical School at 2017 Hart Street, Taunton, MA 02780.
JAN 10. 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)
Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780
JAN 13. 3:00 PM (EST)
Silver Street Stadium
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