Monday March 25 from 1:30-2 Sisskind Funeral Chapel 3175 E. Genesee Street, Syracuse

Monday March 25 at 2PM

Temple Concord section 30 of Woodlawn Cemetery

Eric “Rick” I. Gould

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Eric I. Gould,(Rick), passed away suddenly on March 20, 2024. He was born on February 13, 1951 in Syracuse, the son of the late Earle L. and Betty K. Gould. Eric lived in the city before moving, with his family to North Syracuse, where he graduated from North Syracuse Central High. He went on to graduate from Brockport and earned his Master’s degree in counseling from the University of Bridgeport. He worked for many years as an addition counselor at Syracuse Community Health Center. In his retirement years he worked for Suburban Transport.
Rick was active in Temple Society of Concord and was the Sabbath ever Shamash for a long time. He was also active in the East Syracuse Kiwanis Club and also volunteered for Meals On Wheels.
Rick was well read and had a wealth of knowledge about history and his religion.
He was a kind hearted man who wrote beautiful and expressive poetry. He will be missed
Rick was predeceased by his parents and his younger brother Clifford.
He is survived by his brother Sheldon (Rose) Gould of Cicero, NY; his nephews Jason (Tracy) Gould of Boca Raton, FL, and Marc (Sharon) Gould of Madison, WI; and five great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 2PM on Monday, March 25 at Sisskind Funeral Chapel.
Friends may visit with the family immediately prior to the service from 1:30 to 2 at the funeral chapel, 3175 E. Genesee Street, Syracuse. Burial will be in the Temple Concord section of Woodlawn Cemetery.

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Our thoughts are with you. Eric's memory will be a blessing. My children smile whenever I mention him. I forget how this started but they called him Sandwich Eater and he would chase them around Temple, a smile and laughter on everyone's faces. He will be missed. Hugs to all of you.

Written by Jennifer Satterlee
2024-03-22 9:19:59 PM