Rose Gochal

Rose Gochal, daughter of the late George and Julia (Kovacs) Biczo, was born on October 15, 1922 in Woodbridge, New Jersey, and departed this life on Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Texas County near Cabool, Missouri, following an automobile accident. She was 89 years, 8 months and 16 days of age.

Rose grew up and attended school in New Jersey and graduated from Woodbridge High School. She was united in marriage to Joseph Gochal on July 20, 1946 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Two children were born to this union.

They moved to Missouri in 1993 to near their daughter and son-in-law. Mr. Gochal passed away on July 25, 2002.

Rose enjoyed gardening, cooking and baking in her spare time. She devoted her whole life to her family. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Mtn. Grove, Missouri, and was a devoted church member. She was caring, kind, giving, and compassionate to those around her. She was always putting others first before herself.

Besides her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Raymond “Ray” Gochal on July 1, 2012, and by two brothers, George and James Biczo.

She is survived by her daughter, Lorraine Kusior and husband Stephen of Mtn. Grove; three grandchildren, Rosalie Gasperson, Joy Beeler, and Elaine Kusior; a great-grandson, Bryce Beeler; and other relatives and friends who will sadly miss her.

Funeral services were held on Friday, July 6, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. in Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Sherman Wall and Deacon Joe Kurtenbach officiating. Pallbearers were Daniel Gasperson, Josh Beeler, Nathan Monteith, Bill Kramer, Bob Cooper and Bill Justine. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery under the direction of Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home, Mtn. Grove.

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