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Linda Sue Bonuchi (Goins, DeRouse)

VisitationTuesday, June 5, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Pathway Memorial Funeral Home

ServiceWednesday, June 6, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Pathway Memorial Funeral Home


Linda Sue Bonuchi (Goins, DeRouse), 66, of Centralia, passed away at the University of Missouri Hospital on May 31, 2018. Linda was born in St. Louis, MO on August 20, 1951 to Frank Bonuchi and Lillian Rhea Bonuchi. Linda lived in Arizona when she was younger and moved back to Higbee with her family when she was sixteen. She was a graduate of Higbee High School. Following high school, she married Gary Goins and together they raised their two children. After separating, they remained close friends. Later she was united in marriage to William DeRouse in Moberly and he precedes her in death. Linda was a member of the First Christian Church in Centralia. She loved boating and was a “lake nut”. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and following them in their many sports. She was a paramedic for many years and set a precedent as the first female paramedic of the Randolph County Ambulance District. She later earned her degree in nursing and spent the majority of her working career in health care.

Those preceding her in death are her parents; her husband, William; brothers, Phil, Frank and Jim Bonuchi.

She is survived by her children, Lisa (Derrick) Stidham of Centralia and Brian (Keli) Goins of Moberly; grandchildren, Taylor (Deavon Canaday) Goins of Centralia, Grafton Littrell of Centralia, Samantha Calvert of Moberly, Savannah Littrell of Centralia, Brynn Goins of Moberly, Mayci Stidham of Union, MO, Luke Whittaker of Kansas City, MO, Mack Stidham of Centralia and Emerie Goins of Moberly; first husband, Gary Goins; brother, David Bonuchi; nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Services for Linda will be Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Pathway Memorial Funeral Home in Moberly with interment to follow at Oakland Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, June 5, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions would be appreciated to Central Bank of Centralia, 216 West Railroad Street, Centralia, MO 65240 to establish college funds for her grandchildren.

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  • Until we meet again. Peace be with you. June 7, 2018, 2:41 a.m.
  • I knew Linda when she was a paramedic and I was RNJune 6, 2018, 2:52 a.m.
  • So sorry for your loss!June 5, 2018, 7:06 a.m.
  • Sorry for you loss.June 4, 2018, 1:46 a.m.
  • So sorry to hear. Hugs and prayers.June 3, 2018, 12:17 p.m.

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