Donald M. Gould

Born: Thu., Mar. 17, 1932
Died: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Feb. 23, 2018
Location: Jackman Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

10:00 AM Sat., Feb. 24, 2018
Location: St. Peter's Church

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Northbridge- Donald M. Gould, 85,  formerly of S. Tessier St. died Sun. Feb. 18, 2018 after an illness. His wife of 48 years Jean M. (Hannan) Gould passed away Aug. 4, 2007.
    He is survived by 4 sons Francis X. Ferrie of Lafayette, CO, Michael A. Gould of Glendale, AZ, Randy C. Ferrie of Simpsonville, SC, and Daniel D. Gould of E. Hampton, MA; 9 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers Clayton A. Gould of New Orleans, and Willis Gould of Worcester; a sister Wilma Carrier of Northbridge and many nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his son Donald D. Gould and was brother of the late Irma Guertin, Ruth Jacques and Robert Gould. Born in Northbridge, MA on March 17, 1932 he was the son of Donat and Florence (Tetreault) Gould and lived here most of his life.
    Mr. Gould worked as a welder for Framingham Welding and Engineering for 33 years. Educated in the Northbridge Public school system he was a U.S. Navy Veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the Pacific Theater with the Sea Bees. An amateur boxer, Donald participated in 78 amateur fights earning the title Far East Champ. An avid sportsman he enjoyed fishing and bow hunting. He was a member of the Auburn Sportsman’s Club, the Fox and Coon Club, the Central MA Coon Hunters, the Whitinsville Fish and Game Club and the Beagle Club. He was a longtime member of St. Peter’s Church.
    His funeral will be held Sat. Feb. 24 from Jackman Funeral Home, 12 Spring St. Whitinsville with a Mass at 10 am in St. Peters Church, 39 Church Ave. Northbridge. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are Fri. Feb. 23 from 4 to 8 pm. Memorial donations may be made to the Northbridge Fire Dept.,  PO Box 13, Whitinsville, MA 01588. To leave a condolence message for the family please visit

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Ron and Dianne Massey
   Posted Wed February 21, 2018
Our condolences go to all of the Gould family.

Sorry we are unable to attend the services but our hearts will be with you all. You should all be proud of your father. He is a great man. Keep him in your hearts.

Randy Ferrie
   Posted Wed February 21, 2018
Dad, you raised and taught me well! I love you! You are the stongest man i have ever known, inside and out! Kiss Mom for me!

Kerry Monast
   Posted Wed February 21, 2018


My deepest sympathies for your loss. He was a great man and a wonderful father and uncle.

Ron & Kathy McKenzie
   Posted Fri February 23, 2018
Our deepest sympathy goes out to all the Gould family. Don has been a great friend for nearly 40 years. We shared the love of the outdoors through hunting and archery. My wife, Kathy, and I have many fond memories of times spent together over the years. He will be sorely missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Ron & Kathy McKenzie

Laurie and David Woodward
   Posted Sat February 24, 2018
Donald you were the best neighbor everyone would want. You watched me grow and my children. We will miss you and say Hello to your Bride for me.

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