Richard J. Gogerty, 95, died June 3, 2013, in Jacksonville, Fla. He was born on March 2, 1918, in Marshalltown. Richard graduated from St. Mary's High School in Marshalltown in 1936. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a Sergeant. After serving in the Army, Richard became certified as a Certified Public Account. He worked as a CPA until he retired in 1975.
Richard met the love of his life, Dorothy Grimes, while she was working at JC Penney with his sister. They were married in Sept. 11, 1949.
Richard is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Dorothy; his son Patrick (Sharon) Gogerty and his sister Mary Grigware.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation be made to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida.
Arrangements by Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home, 1701 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, Fla.