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Ralph P. Gozza

October 12, 1957 ~ October 31, 2020 (age 63)


Ludowici – Ralph Peter Gozza, 63, died Saturday, October 31, 2020 at his home under the care of his family and GHC Hospice.  He was born in Newburgh, NY and lived in Long County two and one-half years.  He had worked in security and as a school bus driver before settling into a career as a drug counselor.  He loved old cars, restoring them when possible and was an outspoken man with great determination.  Coming from a large family, he relished gathering with them at any chance, especially around holidays.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph J. and Josephine Gozza, sister, Joanne Konrad, and niece, Jennifer Terzini.

Survivors are his wife of thirty-one years, Kathleen Gozza of Ludowici; daughters, Michelle Servidio of Tarrytown, NY, Kara Gozza of Torrington, CT, and Stacey Gozza of Ludowici; niece, Suzanne (Tim) Paffenroth and their children and grandchildren; nephew, John Konrad and his son; numerous extended family also survives.

Memorial services will be held by the family.

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