By: Allen WorrellEditor
March 4, 2013
Mirron Anne Cantrell Gosinski, age 76, loving Wife, Mother of six, and Grandmother of eight children, passed away on March 1, 2013. She was born in Niangura, Missouri to Zula Pearl Cantrell and LeRoy Cantrell, raised in Marshfield, Missouri, living her adult years in Springfield, Missouri, Pasadena and San Jose, California, and for the past 36 years in Winston Salem, North Carolina. She was a member of Saint Leo’s Catholic Church in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Anne was predeceased by her parents and her five siblings Jerry Cantrell, Donald Cantrell, Kathleen Cantrell Depace, Karline Cantrell Proserpi, and Gene Cantrell. She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, David L. Gosinski Sr. David and Anne were married in Pasadena, California, on April 13, 1960. She also leaves behind two sons, David L. Gosinski Jr. and wife, Toni and Daniel L. Gosinski and wife, Christina; and four daughters Michelle Hanks and husband Samuel, Melanie Roy, Melissa Kahle and husband, Russell, and Maria Gosinski. She is survived by eight grandchildren, David M. Gosinski, William Phelps, Caroline Phelps, Kyle Roy, Conner Roy, Catherine Kahle, Abby Kahle, and Zula Gosinski, as well as many nieces and nephews. Anne had a great passion for history and genealogy. She has published works with the Webster County, Missouri Historical Society, among others. She worked tirelessly to compile genealogical records of the Cantrell family and its significant contributions to the building of the American nation, and ultimately she collaborated to publish an historical account of the Cantrell family. She was a past Regent and a member for many years of the Appalachian Trail Chapter National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution in Hillsville, Virginia, and also a member of the Guilford Battle Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution in Greensboro, North Carolina. She was a past President and a longtime member of the National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century, Wood’s River Chapter in Galax, Virginia. Anne lived by the motto “it is better to laugh than to cry.” She was a spirited and loving soul, was greatly loved, and will be missed by all. A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Frank Vogler and Sons Reynolda Road Chapel in Winston-Salem. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the chapel. Burial of ashes will be at a later date in Forsyth Memorial Park in Winston-Salem. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.frankvoglerandsons.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.