Marie Gould

Marie A. Gould

1935 - 2021

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Gould, Marie A. (nee Ernst) February 8, 2021 of West Seneca, NY. Her cause of death was COVID-19. Beloved wife of the late Bruce “Moe” H. Gould, retired lieutenant, Buffalo Fire Department; devoted mother of Lynne (Dennis) McCormick, James (Judy Ingalls) Gould, Colleen (James) Mikula, Kathleen Gould, Gregory (Tami) Gould, and Mary Ellen (Tonya Seeley) Gould; cherished grandmother of 17 and great-grandmother of 10, many of whom believed they were her favorite. Marie was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Glovins) Ernst, and dear sister of Margaret “Peggy” Hillyard, the late Charles (Rose) Ernst, and Thomas (Nancy) Ernst; sister-in-law to the late Donald and Mary Eileen (Gould) Herbert, the late Donald “Doc” and Mary “May” (Evans) Gould, George “Orts” and Kathryn (Conrad) Gould, and Donald and Kathleen (Gould) Ford; and lifelong friends of Elizabeth “Betty” Nash and the late Mary Teresa Mann. Marie is also survived by two dozen nieces and nephews. Marie was a proud child of Buffalo’s First Ward, and a graduate of Bishop Quigley High School, Class of 1953. She was a dedicated, twenty-year-plus participant in the volunteer corps at South Buffalo’s Mercy Hospital, where each of her children was born. Marie was also a long-time poll worker and was thrilled to be able to vote in 2020 the general election, with a mail-in ballot, to keep alive her string of general election votes since 1960. Marie will be buried at Holy Cross Cemetery, in Lackawanna, NY, aside from the plot of her husband of 58 years. Mass of Christian Burial to take place on Thursday, February 18, at 10:15 am, at Queen of Heaven Church, 4220 Seneca Street, West Seneca, NY. Please assemble at the church. To ensure the safety and health of family and guests, please wear a face mask and maintain social distancing. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association, at Online condolences at
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Mass of Christian Burial

Queen of Heaven Church
4220 Seneca St.
West Seneca, New York, United States