Vickie Lou Goss, 78, of Shrewsbury


Obit Vickie GossShrewsbury – Vickie Lou “Vicki” (Basham) Goss, 78, of Shrewsbury, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 after suffering a stroke.

She was born in Wichita, Kans., daughter of the late Lee and Marjory (Blackburn) Basham of Wichita. A Cornell University graduate with her Master’s in Business Administration, Vicki worked for the Dean of Architecture, Arts and Planning at Cornell and then for Green Thumb Inc. before retiring to Peterborough New Hampshire.

She is survived by Jerry Goss, her loving husband of 58 years; two sons, Chad Goss of Groton and Mark Goss of Evergreen, Colo.; a daughter, Sandra Goss Travers of Shrewsbury; nine grandchildren, Devin Travers, Meghan Travers, Sean Travers of Shrewsbury, Victoria Goss, William Goss, Elizabeth Goss of Evergreen, Colo., and Adam Goss, Nathan Goss, Patrick Goss of Groton.

Vicki was active in the church and local community. especially providing support for Nepali immigrants through St. Mary’s Church and the Social Justice Committee.

Vicki was a warm, loving and compassionate person who loved sailing, skiing, gardening and was an avid reader.

A memorial Mass for Vicki will be celebrated Saturday, Aug. 27, at 11 a.m., in Saint Mary’s Church, 640 Main St., Shrewsbury.

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