OBITUARY

Joshua A. Gottshall

August 7, 1984February 25, 2019

Joshua A. Gottshall, age 34 of Penn Yan, NY passed away unexpectedly at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital on Monday, February 25th, 2019.

Joshua was born in Geneva, NY on August 7th, 1984. Joshua attended Penn Yan Academy. He enjoyed video games, hunting, fishing, glamping, grilling, his truck, motorcycles and attending rock concerts and mud bogs. Joshua also enjoyed spending time with his friends, family, and his daughter, Jazzmine and entertaining all her friends.

Joshua is survived by his wife of 14 years, Jessica (Dickerson) Gottshall, daughter, Jazzmine; siblings, Shawn (Terra) Gottshall, Lacey Gottshall, and Crystel (Chris) Hillman; father and mother in law, Pat and Laurie Trank; brothers in law, Derek and Jeremy (Leah) Trank; niece; Kendra; father, Richard Gottshall; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Joshua was predeceased by his mother, Theresa Hamlin.

A gathering celebrating his life will be held at the Townsend Wood Funeral Chapel, 201 E. Elm St., Penn Yan, NY 14527 on Saturday, March, 2nd, 2019 from 2pm to 5pm. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the families "Go Fund Me" page https://www.gofundme.com/josh039s-sea-burial-fund

To share memories of Joshua, please visit www.townsendwoodfuneralchapel.com

  • DONATIONS

  • "Go Fund Me" page https://www.gofundme.com/josh039s-sea-burial-fund

Services

  • Celebration of Life Saturday, March 2, 2019
REMEMBERING

Joshua A. Gottshall

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Jennifer Jensen

March 1, 2019

We know the Trank Family through "The Central New York Classic Cruisers" Car Club. We wish to express our condolences to the entire family. Such a loss so soon. May all your memories comfort you through the rest of your lives. God Bless.

dedra campbell

March 1, 2019

As I scroll through your family photos, I see a lot of love and happiness. I am so deeply sorry for your loss Jess and Jazz. I hope you find some peaceful comfort in all of the wonderful memories you have. Remain strong for each other.

Lacey Gottshall

February 28, 2019

The Halloween we dressed up as rednecks, Josh never failed to put a smile on your face when you needed it. He could make you laugh so hard at his sound effects, jokes, laughs, or anything silly he decided to do that day. I'm going to miss you Joshy, very much.

Linda Hillman

February 27, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss. I know Crystel because she is married to my nephew, Chris. She is so precious and I am sure that she and your whole family will miss Joshua. May your hearts hold onto the precious memories that you have made and the love that is stored there glow warm for the rest of your lives.

Shelley Bicksler

February 27, 2019

There are no words. It was a pleasure to work with at Gaurdian. Hugs Jess and to the rest of the family.

Jim Corcoran

February 27, 2019

To Jessica, Jazzmine & family,

On behalf of all of the Ryder employees we want you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Josh's bright smile, hard work ethic and laughter will be missed by all of us each and every day. Our condolences go out to you during this very difficult time. Please know that we are here if there is anything that you need. Love & prayers.

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