Ernest S. Goss of Coatesville

Ernest S. Goss, 58, of Coatesville, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, at the Chester County Hospital in West Chester. He was the husband of Marjorie “Midge” Brockett Goss, with whom he shared 32 years of marriage.

Born in West Chester, he was a son of the late Samuel L. and the late Elinor (Cook) Goss.

He was a computer technician working for DecisionOne at DuPont Corporation in Wilmington.

Ernest was a 1974 graduate of Kennett High School. He was also a longtime member of the Kennett Fire Company and served as an EMT for many years. He was a model train enthusiast, loved antique car shows, was a hell of a cook and could fix anything.

In addition to his wife, survivors include two daughters, Sara E. Goss and Samantha L Goss both of Coatesville; two brothers, Gary S. Goss (Nance) of Christiana, and Galen L. Goss (Amy) of Fairfax Station, Va. and two sisters, Kathleen “Kasey” Goss (Scott Danforth) of Missoula, Mont. and Joye (Joyce Reynolds) Wilcox (Steven) of Cocoa, Fla.. He is also survived by aunts, uncles, lots of cousins, and friends. He was predeceased by a stepbrother Curt Reynolds.

You are invited to visit with Ernest’s family and friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, and 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) 250 W. State St., Kennett Square, PA 19348. A funeral celebrating his life will be at 11 a.m. Thursday. Interment will be private. Contributions in his memory are encouraged to a gofundme campaign “Goss Daughters College” to establish college funds for his daughters. To view his online obit and to share memories with his family, please visit


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