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Donald H. Gould

Donald H. Gould, 75, of Greencastle, and formerly of Franklin, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville.

He was born Sept. 20, 1937, in Roscoe, N.Y. to Donald P. and Lois (Hollenbeck) Gould.

He married Gayle M. (Traynor) Gould on July 11, 1959 in West Chazy, N.Y.; she survives.

He was a 1955 graduate of Delaware Academy in Delphi, N.Y. He received his AAS degree in 1958 from ATI (now known as Canton College in Canton, N.Y.) and received his BSME in 1962 from Tri State College in Angola.

Don and his familiy moved to Franklin in 1986. He worked for 30 years for Bendix Allied, where he developed three patents for the company. He retired in 2004 from Molex RF in Mooresville.

He served in the New York Army National Guard.

He had been a member of the Franklin Kiwanis Club since 1987 and had been past president and past member of the board of directors. He also served as campaign chairman for the United Way of Sidney, N.Y., and was a licensed real estate agent for the Jim Williams Real Estate Group.

Survivors include his wife, Gayle M. (Traynor) Gould of Greencastle; sons, Steven D. (Mary Jo) Gould of McHenry, Ill., Keith M. (Donna) Gould of Easton, Md. and Todd D. (Karen) Gould of Davenport, Fla.; daughter, Marcia A. (Aron) Bright of Greencastle; brother, Charles F. (Barbara) Gould of Bel Alton, Md.; sister, Diane L. (Rich) Lutz of Bloomville, N.Y.; and 10 grandchildren, Joseph Gould and Tiffany Gould, both of McHenry, Ill., Matthew, Michael, Nicole and Mark Gould, all of Easton, Md., Garrett and Carson Gould, both of Davenport, Fla., and Alyssa and Royce Bright, both of Greencastle.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The Rev. Bruce Bendinger will conduct a service at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 300 S. U.S. 31 (Morton Street) in Franklin. Friends may call from 3 p.m. until service time Wednesday at the mortuary. A graveside service will be conducted at noon Thursday at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Kiwanis Club of Franklin, P.O. Box 4, Franklin, IN 46131.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com.

Information: 738-0202.

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