Michael K. Gosson, 59, of Rome, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019 from injuries sustained in a one vehicle snowmobile accident. Born on August 6, 1959, Mike lived in Camillus for most of his life until moving to Rome in 2016. He was a graduate of West Genesee High School and OCC. He worked as an automation applications specialist for Airline Hydraulic and volunteered with the Carlstadt, Camillus and Howlett Hill Fire Departments. An avid outdoorsman, Mike enjoyed fishing, hunting, exploring and sharing experiences with his children and friends. He had the “gift of gab,” made fast friends everywhere he went and cherished friendships. He was always ready to help others and was a respected and admired leader in his community and family. He went above and beyond for his loved ones by coaching soccer, leading Boy Scouts and much more.
Michael was predeceased by his father, James T. Gosson Sr.
Surviving are his son, Brendan Gosson; daughters, Kate and Maura Gosson; mother, Rose Gosson; significant other, Cheri Destito; brother, Jim (Dana) Gosson; sisters, Mary Gosson and Patricia (Rick) Terry; nephews, JT Gosson III, Sam Gosson and Ethan Hixon; nieces, Reagan Hixon and Riley Rose; ex-wife, Eileen Kloss; and many more beloved family members and friends.
Relatives and friends may call Friday, March 8 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus.
Services will be Saturday, March 9 at noon at the funeral home. Burial will be held at a later date in St. Mary’s Cemetery, DeWitt.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Michael’s name may be made to Golisano Children’s Hospital, c/o University Hospital, 750 E. Adams St., Syracuse, NY 13210.