John Gonsalves, Jr.



Age: 85


Summary: Massachusetts man who made national headlines after winning a $5.1 million Megabucks lottery jackpot in 1994 yet he didn't let the fortune change his life, in which relatives said he had lived a modest life even after winning the jackpot but enjoyed the freedom the money gave him and liked to buy nice clothes and jewelry yet he wasn't frivolous.



Cause of Death: House fire


Born: March 4, 1923


Died: March 20, 2008


Location: New Bedford, Massachusetts