David Lawrence Gosinski
David Lawrence Gosinski
  • February 17, 1937 - November 19, 2017
  • Pfafftown, North Carolina

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David Lawrence Gosinski, age 80, father of six and grandfather of eight, passed away in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on November 19, 2017. He was born in Hamtramck, Michigan to Peter J. Gosinski and Julia Sadoway Gosinski. David previously resided in Pasadena and San Jose, California, working for Pacific Bell and Bell Labs and was a pioneer in computer science. He was also in the US Navy Reserve. He was a graduate of Pasadena City College in California and Guilford College in North Carolina, and was a member of Sigma Pi Sigma physics honor society. For the past 40 years he was a resident of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he worked for and retired from Western Electric. Then he taught physics at Forsyth Country Day School and Forsyth Technical Institute in Winston-Salem. He enjoyed working at SciWorks with the planetarium where he was still employed. He was a member of Saint Leo's Catholic Church. He was devoted to family and God and had a deep passion for physics, astronomy, and a love for theater and the piano. His grandchildren were his world.
David was predeceased by his wife of 53 years, Mirron Anne Gosinski.
He is survived by his sons, David L. Gosinski Jr. and wife, Toni and Daniel L. Gosinski and wife, Jana; and daughters, Michelle A. Hanks and husband Samuel, Melanie A. Roy, Melissa A. Gosinski, and Maria A. Gosinski. He is survived by eight grandchildren, David M. Gosinski, William C. Phelps, Caroline E. Phelps, Kyle B. Roy, Connor E. Roy, Catherine A. Kahle, Abby M. Kahle, and Zula M. Gosinski.
The funeral service will be Friday, November 24th at 11am at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, 335 Springdale Ave.
Memorials can be made to Diabetes Research Institute.
Online condolences can be left for the family at www.frankvoglerandsons.com.