Interesting Things

By Ray L. Bellande

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Goff Family Cemetery - East St. Martin

LOCATION: SW/4 of the NE/4 of Section 7, T7S-R8W

 DIRECTIONS:   From the intersection of Bienville Boulevard (US 90) and Washington Avenue at Ocean Springs, go north on Washington Avenue 1.6 miles to Old Fort Bayou Road.  Turn right (east) and go east for .20 miles to the intersection of Old Fort Bayou Road and Rose Farm Road.  Turn left (north) and go .87 miles on Rose farm Road to Walker Road.  Turn right (east) on Walker Road and go .25 miles to the Goff Cemetery, which is situated on the right (south).  Walker Road is a dead end thoroughfare. 

HISTORY:

In 2004, D. Anthony Goff (1959-2004) commenced this cemetery for the internment of his wife, Robin Davis Goff (1957-2004).  Robin requested that her corporal remains not be sent to the familial burial ground, the William Seymour Memorial Cemetery on Bayou Talla.(Ina Goff Arguelles Clarke, December 20, 2004)

 

REGISTER

John Peter Catalanatto    2-21-1943 to 2-27-2013

Melda Goff Catalanatto

 

Dennis Anthony Goff    2-8-1959 to 7-27-2004

Robin Davis Goff           9-1-1957 to 4-20-2004*

Married 1995

 

Harvey Martin Goff      1-4-1920 to 3-3-2005

Elenor Zoie Seymour Goff       9-10-1925 to 7-27-2012

*first burial

 

 

REFERENCES:

 The Sun Herald, "Elenor Zoie Goff", July 30, 2012, p. A6.

The Sun Herald, "John Peter Catalanato", March 1, 2013, p. A4.

Personal Communication:

Ina Goff Arguelles Clarke, December 20, 2004.