Joy D. Gould


ILION / HERKIMER – Joy D. Gould, 64, passed away Monday April 9, 2018. She was born on June 8, 1953 in Herkimer, NY a daughter of the late Stanley & Olga (Banach) Sakowski. She was a graduate of Herkimer High School, Class of 1971 and went on to attend HCCC, and then received her degree from Oneonta State. Joy taught 4th grade at Oppenheim – Ephratah Central School for many years. She loved to tend to her gardens and to shop! She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Erik K. Gould (Katie) of Herkimer and her brother and sister-in-law, David Sakowski (Patricia) of Greece, NY. Joy’s world revolved around her beloved grandchildren, Kayla and Erik. She also leaves many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Sunday April 15, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the New Life Church in Herkimer, NY. In lieu of floral offerings, please consider a donation in memory of Joy Gould to the Herkimer County Humane Society. An online memorial page has been established at on the Internet. Arrangements are by The Enea Family Funeral Home, 220 North Washington Street, Herkimer, NY 13350.