James Matthew Goral
12/30/1944 - 05/30/2022
Obituary For James Matthew Goral
James Matthew Goral, 77, of Rockford passed away Monday, May 30, 2022, in his home, surrounded by his family. He was born December 30, 1944, in Rockford, the son of Matthew and Vanda Goral. He married Anna Enna on April 4, 1964, in Rockford. Jim worked for Amerock for many years, he also worked at Southern Imperial for ten years. He loved to golf, hunt, fish, and go to Northern Wisconsin with his family to create lifelong memories and a legacy that will be cherished and carried on through his grandchildren, Kennedy and Kasey Hughes, for generations to come.
Survivors include his wife, Anna. Three daughters, Carole (Greg) Navarra, Judy (Ed) Taber, and Kathy (Todd) Hughes. Two grandchildren, Kennedy, and Kasey Hughes. Two step-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren. Siblings, Ed (Sue) Goral, Kathie (Jerry) D’Agostin, Mickey (Tami) Goral, and Debbie (Ed) Nunez. Preceded by his loving parent, Matthew and Vanda Goral.
Memorial Mass at 11 am, Friday, June 3, 2022, in St Bridget Church, 600 Clifford Ave., Loves Park with Father Aaron Downing officiating. Express online condolences at tonygasparinifunerals.com.
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