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Vicki L. (Russell) GOOCH

August 15, 1950 ~ March 13, 2022 (age 71)


Vicki L. GOOCH, 71, of Coudersport, PA, died Sunday, March 13, 2022 in UPMC Williamsport. 

Born August 15, 1950, in Olean, NY, she was the daughter of Lester George "Fuzzy" and Leah Ann "Peach" Crandell Russell.  On September 6, 1969, in Coudersport, she married Michael B. Gooch, who predeceased her on August 9, 2017.  A 1968 graduate of Coudersport High School, she was employed by Hauber’s Jewelers in Coudersport.  Vicki was a member of Park United Methodist Church, but recently started attending First United Presbyterian Church.  She enjoyed making cards for loved one’s special occasions.  She took special pleasure in making Christmas cards for the injured soldiers at Walter Reed Medical Center each year. 

Surviving are:  three sons, Derrick (Nicole) Gooch of Canonsburg, Clay Gooch and Ryan (Cynthia) Gooch, both of Coudersport;  five grandchildren, Austin, Bianca, Mariah, Corry, and Jackson;  three great-grandchildren, Bryson, Brynnlee, and Braylee;  five siblings, Richard (Linda) Russell of Coudersport, Anne (Gregory) Boyd of Bellefonte, Thomas (Patricia) Russell of Coudersport, David (Robin) Russell of Port Allegany, and Suzanne (Robert) Smith of Coudersport;  two sisters-in-law, Pamela (Paul) Simcoe of Coudersport and Cynthia Nourse of FL;  nieces and nephews. 

A gathering to celebrate Vicki’s life will take place on Saturday, April 9, 2022 from 4:00 -- 8:00 PM at American Legion Potter Post #192 in Coudersport. 

Memorials may be made to Tunnel to Towers Foundation at  

Arrangements are under the direction of Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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Coudersport, PA 16915

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