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Ruth Gogal

WESTFIELD: Ruth (Nenninger) Gogal, 92, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 7, 2016 surrounded by family. She was born on January 10, 1924 to the late Paul and Edna (Crafts) Nenninger of Meriden, CT. Ruth’s hobbies included reading, knitting, sewing and quilting. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 52 years, John Gogal. Ruth was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, family was her love. She leaves behind her three children James Gogal and his wife Sandra Gogal, Judy Bolio and Joanne Tella and her husband William Tella; her 6 grandchildren David Bolio, Jr., James Gogal, Jr. and his wife Ashley, Maureen Boomsma and her husband Mark, Sarah Gogal, John Tella and Joseph Tella and his wife Brittany; and her 8 great-grandchildren Zachary Bolio, Greta Boomsma, Hunter Bolio, Charley Boomsma, Olivia Boomsma, Penelope Boomsma, Lillian Braman and Lavender Tella. As per her wishes there will be no funeral service or calling hours. In lieu of flowers please send donations in Ruth’s name to the Westfield Athenaeum, 6 Elm St. Westfield, MA 01085. Firtionadams.com

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