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Lester Enos Goodman (b. 08 Dec 1918, d. 17 Mar 1997)Lester Enos Goodman (son of Ignace Joseph Goodman and Rosalie Brean)603 was born 08 Dec 1918 in Fletcher, VT, USA603, and died 17 Mar 1997 in Springfield, MA, USA603.He married Marie Rose Vima Denoncourt on 22 Feb 1941 in Chicopee, Ma., daughter of Joseph Denoncourt and Marie Louis Aurore Petrin.
Notes for Lester Enos Goodman:
Soundex code for Goodman is: G355
Lester Goodman is a twin to Ester Goodman, born in Fletcher VT.12-8-1918
Lester was the baby of a family of 16 children
Lester could not join the service because his trigger finger was cut off due to an accident while cutting meat.He joined the CC Camps during World War II to help serve his country
He liked to fishand hunt for deerOne time he had me bring some trout in to the hospital emergency room to give to a doctor who treated him.
Lester (Bucky) worked as an Inspector at Uniroyal Tire in Chicopee MA
Lester was admitted into a local nursing, Willimansett East in Chicopee Ma, in 1994.
On March 13th Lester was admitted to Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Ma for bilateral pneumonia.Around 3:30 am Lester decided that he could fly and jumped off his bed and broke his left hip.Lester was scheduled for surgery on Monday the 17th, 1997.on Saturday the 15th Lester threw a PE, blood clot, to his lungs.He was put on a morphine drip to make him comfortable till the end.Lester's wishes were not to be intubated or coded and his daughter, Denise O'Brien, saw that his wishes were carried out.
Lester died on St Patrick's day, March 17, 1997 after 3 days of morphine.He was pain free and went on his own time.Lester was able to say good bye to his 4 grandchildren , Terry, Marie, Dianna and Jennifer and both daughters, Lorraine and Denise.
8 Grandchildren at time of death: One died prior to his grandfather's death.
Theresa Ann Pease
Marie Annette Pease
Dianna Jo Pease
Lester Brian Pease
Amber Marie Goodman
Jason Christopher Goodman
John Paul Goodman ( died at age 3 months)
Jennifer Rebecca O'Brien
6 Great Grandchildren at time of death:
Cherish Ann Sowa
Rebecca Marie Pease
Jessica Marie Elander
'Kristopher Jordan LaClair
John Robert LaClair Jr,
Dakota Alexander Calvanese
CHICOPEE- Lester E. Goodman, 78, of 89 Stedman St., a 40 year tire inspector for the former Uniroyal Tire Co., died Monday in Springfield's Mercy Hospital.He retired in 1983.Born in Fairfax, VT., he was a longtime resident here.He was a communicant of the Assumption Church, and belonged to the Chicopee Sports-men's Club and the Oregon Sportsmen's Club.His wife, the former Marie Rose Denoncourt, died in 1986.He leaves son, Ronald of Clarksville, Tenn,: two daughters, Denise O'Brien of Chicopee, and Lorraine Gebo of Willimantic, Conn,; two sisters, Ella Favreau and Stella White of New York.Seven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.The funeral will be conducted on Thursday morning at Grise Funeral Home and the church, with the burial in Calvary Cemetery.The calling hours will be on Wednesday afternoon and evening, and memorial contributions may be made to the Pioneer Valley Hospice, 50 Maple St. PO Box 9058, Springfield, Ma 01102-9058
Lester had a 9am high mass at Assumption Church, Chicopee, Ma.
His wish was to have his grandchildren as pall bearers:Marie Elander, Terry LeClair, Diana Pease, Lester Pease, Jason Goodman, and Steve Mosier stood in for Amber Goodman Mosier.
St Thomas Section Lot # 34 Calvary Cemetery In Chicopee, MA
Dad was a tough man to like, but It still hurt to have him die.Rest in Peace...........
More About Lester Enos Goodman:
Date born 2: Vermont.604
Date born 3: 08 Dec 1918605
Date born 4: 08 Dec 1918605
Date born 5: 08 Dec 1918, Fletcher, VT.
Date born 6: 1919, Vermont.606
Burial: 19 Mar 1997, Calvary Cemetery, Chicopee, MA.
Died 2: Springfield, Massachusetts.607
Died 3: 17 Mar 1997, Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States of America.608, 608
Died 4: 17 Mar 1997, Springfield, MA.
Fact 1: 17 Mar 1997, expired Mercy Hospital, Spfld, MA.
Fact 2: 19 Mar 1997, waked, Grise Funeral Home, Chicopee Ma.
Fact 3: 20 Mar 1997, burried, Calvary Cemetary, Chicopee, MA.
Residence 1: 1993, CHICOPEE, MA.609, 610
Residence 2: Chicopee, Massachusetts.611
Residence 3: 1920, Fletcher, Franklin, Vermont.612
Social Security Number: 108-12-4549.613, 613
SSN issued: New York.613, 613
More About Lester Enos Goodman and Marie Rose Vima Denoncourt:
Marriage 1: 22 Feb 1941, Chicopee, Ma..
Marriage 2: 22 Feb 1941, Chicopee, MA, USA.614
Marriage Fact: Assumption Church 104 Spfld St. Chicopee MA.
Marriage Notes for Lester Enos Goodman and Marie Rose Vima Denoncourt:
Marriage of Lester Enos Goodman and Marie Rose Vima Denoncourt
Date:February 22, 1941
Officiator:Father Remi: Assumption Church 104 Springfield St, Chicopee, MA
Bride's dress:A pale pink floor length gown with a hat of matching color.A bouquet of long stem roses
Reception was held at the Silver Star Restaurant in Agawam MA.
Guest:Virginia McClure, Maid of Honor( brides sister)
Ovila Joseph McClure, Best Man( brides 5th cousin and husband to sister)
Valida & Oza Billings( brides sister)
Victoria Denoncourt( brides sister)
Madelaine & Victor Denoncourt( brides brother)
Joseph & Gladys Denoncourt( brides brother)
Flora & Louis Yergeau( brides sister)
Bona & Laura Denoncourt( brides uncle)
Lawrence Goodman( grooms brother)
Ester Vandal( grooms twin sister)
The storygiven by my mother, the bride, goes;We rented a bus and the whole wedding
party, guest and bus driver all went on the honeymoon.A big party was held at another
sister's house.When the honeymoon was over they all, guest, wedding party, and busdriver all headed back to Springfield MA.
First place of residence:An apartment located on Main St in Springfield, Ma.This building is stillstandingin the North End of Springfield in 1996.
Children of Lester Enos Goodman and Marie Rose Vima Denoncourt are:
- +Mary Margaret Denoncourt.
- +Ronald Goodman.
- +Lorraine Goodman.
- +Denise Goodman.