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Sunday, August 03, 2003     Page: 6A

John Goles
    July 23, 2003
    John J. Goles, of Washington, N.J., died Wednesday at ManorCare in Easton.
    Born Nov. 1, 1910, in Plains Township, he was a son of the late Matthew and Kathryn (Puk) Golis. He was a 1932 graduate of Plains Memorial High School and a 1938 graduate of Lock Haven College. He was employed as a physical education and driving teacher at the Washington and Warren Hills high schools in New Jersey for many years. He was a wrestling coach at these schools and was awarded the Harry E. Lake Award. He was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Washington, N.J., and the Knights of Columbus.
    He was preceded in death by brother, Stanley; and sisters, Mary Golis and Anna Mycko.
    Surviving are his wife, the former Genevieve Oleski; daughters, Geraldine Cole, Dallas; Kathryn Shoemaker, Marietta, Ga.; Joanne Richcreek, Fairfax, Va.; three grandsons; a great-granddaughter; brother, Thomas, San Antonio.
    Funeral services were held July 26.
    Memorial donations may be made to Lock Haven University Foundation, 126 Akeley Hall, Lock Haven, PA 17745.
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