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John W. Godek


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John W. Godek

1926 - 2015 WEST RUTLAND John W. Godek, 89, died Dec. 17, 2015 at his home. He was born in West Rutland, Aug. 6, 1926, son of William and Julia (Misek) Godek. John was a 1944 graduate of West Rutland High School. He was a Senior Master Sgt. in the U.S. Air Force. He was a Korean War and a Vietnam War veteran. He retired from the U.S. Air Force after 22 years of service and later was employed by Mitre Corp. in Bedford, MA for 21 years, retiring in 1991. John was a member of West Rutland American Legion Post 87. Surviving are his wife of 48 years, A. Clare (Sullivan) Godek of West Rutland; a son, John W. Godek Jr. and his wife, Joanne of Jericho; a daughter, Patricia Chamberlin and her husband, Mark of Manchester; two brothers, Boleslaus Godek and Michael Godek both of West Rutland; a sister, Sophie Kulig of West Rutland; seven grandchildren, Melissa Senecal, Kelly Brekke, Jaime Lane, Meaghan Harwood, Andrew Godek, Matthew Godek and William Godek; five great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Gail Harwood; two brothers, Frank Godek and Stanislaus Godek; a sister, Mary Fabian; his former wife, Catherine (Congdon) Godek. FUNERAL NOTICE: A funeral mass will be held at 11a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015 in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in West Rutland. Burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Vermont Lung Assn., 372 Hurricane Ln. Suite 101, Williston, VT. 05495 or Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Assn. Hospice, P.O. Box 787, Rutland, VT 05702. There are no calling hours. Arrangements are by the Mullin - Clifford Funeral Home in West Rutland.
Published in Bennington Banner from Dec. 19 to Dec. 22, 2015
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