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Francis E. Gould

PUNTA GORDA, FL: Francis E. Gould, 65, formerly of Kingston, NH, died March 29th after a long battle with cancer. Mr. Gould was the husband of the late Charlene (Hatch) Gould.

Born in Quincy, MA September 4, 1942, Mr. Gould was the son of the late George H. and Barbara D. (Smith) Gould.

Educated in Haverhill he was a graduate of Haverhill High School. As a member of the Teamsters Union #25 he had driven a gasoline tanker for many years for Brewer Petroleum and Baystate Petroleum before his retirement in 2002. He enjoyed flying and had once owned his own airplane taking his family on local tips.

He is survived by his children Thomas Gould, Michael Gould and his wife Shelly, both of Fremont, NH, Patricia Gould of Kingston, NH; three grandchildren; one great grandson; his longtime companion Martha Peyser of Punta Gorda; siblings Lewis Gould and his wife Joyce, Nancy Merit and her husband John, Janice Donohue, all of Port Charlotte, FL, George Gould, Jr. of Haverhill, Barbara Guevin and her husband Paul of Bradenton, FL, and several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to the memorial service Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. at Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main Street, Haverhill. Calling hours will precede the service from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation, P.O. Box 550985, Tampa, FL 33655-0985.

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