John Joseph Gould

May 4, 1940May 7, 2022
Obituary of John Joseph Gould


Patten Funeral Home

We the family ore saddened by the passing of Butch (a true Sterling boy) on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at MacGillivray Guest Home, Sydney with Rhonda, Adeline and Art by his side. Butch worked at Cadegans Fish Plant in his younger years. He then followed in his father’s footsteps and found work as a coal miner in #20, #26 and Phalen Mines. Butch and Art both worked in Art’s auto body shop for many years. A gentle giant and lover of animals, he will be missed. Butch was predeceased by his parents Archie sr. and Adeline, brothers Norm, Archie jr., Albert, Brian, Pat and Billy (in infancy), sisters Shirley, Debbie and Mary in infancy. He is survived by brothers Wes (Mabel), Art (Felicity Ann) nieces Rhonda (James), Adeline (late Jed) and nephews Nathan (Emily, Kegan and Lenny (Lindsey) as well as other nieces and nephews and Furbaby Lucy (the cat). A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00am on Friday, May 13 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church with Fr. Duaine Devereaux officiating. Inurnment to follow in St. John’s cemetery. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by visiting Special thank you to Rhonda and James for taking care of Butch and to the Staff of MacGillivary Guest Home. If desired, donations in Butch’s memory may be made to the local SPCA.

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  • Archie Gould Sr. Father (deceased)
  • Adeline Gould Mother (deceased)
  • Wes (Mabel) Brother
  • Art (Felicity Ann) Brother
  • Rhonda (James) Niece
  • Adeline (late Jed) Niece
  • Nathan (Emily, Kegan and Lenny (Lindsey)) Nephew
  • Norm Brother (deceased)
  • Archie Jr. Brother (deceased)
  • Albert Brother (deceased)
  • Brian Brother (deceased)
  • Pat Brother (deceased)
  • Billy Brother (deceased)
  • Shirley Sister (deceased)
  • Debbie Sister (deceased)
  • Mary Sister (deceased)

Past Services

Friday, May 13, 2022

Funeral Mass St. Anne's Catholic Church

Friday, May 13, 2022

Burial - St. John's Cemetery