Thursday, May 10, 2012

Bruce Gould 1928-2012

Bruce Jordan Gould died at age 83. A 1953 graduate of the Columbia Law School, he was a former Housing Court Judge and previously a high-ranking official of N.Y.C. H.P.D. and the City R.& R.A. He was also a friend of taxicab riders getting the City Council to pass a bill to allow passengers with children seven years of age and under to sit upon the adults' lap. Funeral was Friday, 11th May, 2012, at 11 A.M. at the Riverside Memorial Chapel, Amsterdam Ave. at W. 76th Str., Manh. Burial at Beth David cemetery, Elmont, L.I.

Published in The New York Times on May 9, 2012:

GOULD--Honorable Bruce J.
, 83. Never out of love from the first evening walk with his wife to be, Karolyn, of 53 years. Experienced his greatest sense of contentment when simply in the same room as his wife, children and grandchildren. Innovative policy maker and judge. Relentless advocate dedicated to a life of public service, particularly to improving and safeguarding the housing of New Yorkers. His family's loss will be eased by the legacy of his significant contributions to improve the lives of others and by the love he shared with family and his remarkable world of friends. Predeceased by his wife. Survived by his four children, and their spouses: Sarah Kagan and her husband Stewart, Tom and his wife Maura, Roger and his wife Cathy Wagner, Melinda Konopko and her husband Elliot and nine grandchildren--Andrew, Joan, Ruth, Leo, Penelope, Aviva, Adam, Charlotte and Oliver. He is also survived by his brother Arnold and his wife Pearl and his sister-in-law, Barbara Elliot. Funeral will be at Riverside Memorial (76th and Amsterdam) on Friday, May 11 at 11 am. Donations: Karolyn and Bruce Gould Literacy Fund


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