Car Expert, TV Personality From West River Dies At 80: Reports

WEST RIVER, MD — A car specialist and a Tv personality from Anne Arundel County died very last Saturday at 80 yrs aged, reviews said. The late handyman, Pat Goss, appeared extra than 1,000 times on a Maryland Community Tv collection.

The West River resident was regarded for his car routine maintenance section known as “Goss’ Garage.” This aired on a common plan named “MotorWeek.”

Maryland Public Television on Monday announced Goss’ dying, presenting its condolences to his relatives and mates. President and CEO Larry D. Unger will bear in mind Goss as a “warm, witty, and proficient gentleman.”

“His ‘Goss’ Garage’ segments on every single episode of MotorWeek have been appreciated by community, nationwide, and intercontinental audiences,” Unger mentioned. “[They all] appreciated Pat’s car treatment experience and reliable his effortless-to-realize insights.”

Goss was born on Dec. 18, 1941. He joined “MotorWeek” as a resident grasp technician when the show commenced 41 several years ago. The system now airs on 92 p.c of PBS stations nationwide.

Maryland Community Tv, also identified as MPT, inducted Goss into its Walk of Fame in 2018. This honored Goss’ 6 many years in the car fix sector.

“MotorWeek” compensated its respects with a tribute on Facebook.

“Goss’ Garage has been a pillar of our system and a must-see segment for hundreds of thousands,” the put up mentioned. “Viewers … tuned in for the no-nonsense upkeep information and incomparable car know-how that Pat dispensed with effortless familiarity and understated wit.”

Admirers also shared their memories of Goss.

A single viewer, Tom Kierein, applied to be a meteorologist for NBC Washington. Although at the regional Television station, Kierein interviewed Goss for a tale. Kierein remembers their chat fondly.

“I have been a MotorWeek enthusiast considering the fact that the commencing and normally respected the car-care guidance that Pat Goss furnished,” Kierein commented. “He was a total expert and a excellent male.”

“Goss’ Garage” was filmed in Owings Mills at the headquarters of Maryland Community Television.

Enthusiasts can stream “MotorWeek” at pbs.org/exhibit/motor-7 days/episodes. Viewers can also search this Television set guideline to see when the series airs in their area.


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