Mary Ellen Gouldsmith

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Mary Ellen Gouldsmith, 84, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in her home.

She was born Nov. 10, 1929, in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of Joseph Francis and Grace Etta (McKinney) Bellfy. On Aug. 23, 1947, in Toledo, she was united in marriage to Noel J. Gouldsmith, Jr., who survives.

Additional survivors include: one son, David Gouldsmith and his wife, Marlene, of Reno, Nev.; two daughters, Sharon Perusich and her husband, Michael, of Cassville, and Connie Wulff, of Independence; two brothers, Richard Bellfy and his wife, Delores "De" and Ralph Bellfy and his wife, Alice, all of Toledo, Ohio; three sisters, Phyllis Tarsha and her husband, George, Sharon Peuntis and Diane Kutzke and her husband, Marvin, all of Toledo, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents, three brothers and two sisters.

She resided in Independence for several years before moving to Cassville in 2000 to make her home. She was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Cremation arrangements were under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial was held Monday, in Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield.

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