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John Anthony Goides

July 21, 1968 ~ April 25, 2019 (age 50)


John Anthony Goides, 50, of Nesquehoning, entered into eternal rest Thursday, April 25, 2019 in his residence after a long battle with Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Born in Lehighton, he was a son of Ronald Dimitri Sr. and Kathryn Vita Marie (Murlo) Goides of Nesquehoning. He was employed by East Penn Manufacturing, Deka Batteries, in Kutztown, PA for over 23 years. He was a 1986 graduate of Panther Valley High School. Johnny was a member of The Jim Thorpers Bicycle Team by whom he will be deeply missed. He was also a former member of St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Nesquehoning. John was a kind and caring gentleman who would help anyone and everyone.


Surviving along with his parents is a sister Angela Goides of New Hampshire; nephew Nicholas Goides; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.


He was also preceded in death by a brother Ronald Goides Jr.



A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. in the Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home, 81 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning with Father Vasyl Chepelskyy officiating. Interment will be held in Sky View Memorial Park, Hometown. Call Thursday 9:30 A.M. until time of services in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted in his name to the Cancer Clinical Research Foundation c/o the funeral home. The Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. Online condolences at    

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