Maurice J. Godin
of Leominster; 86
LEOMINSTER -- Maurice J. Godin, 86, of Leominster died Monday, March 18, 2013 in Leominster Hospital.
Maurice was born in Leominster on December 21, 1926 a son of the late Walter and Alphonsine (Croteau) Godin. He graduated from Worcester Trade School. For over 30 years he worked for the Leominster Die Service as a tool and die maker until his retirement in 1988. He proudly served his country during the Korean War
in the U.S. Army. In his younger days, Maurice was an avid bowler. He was also a former Active member of the Leominster Eagles.
He leaves his wife of 52 years, Beverly A. (Bailey) Godin of Leominster; sons, David Godin of Fitchburg, Kevin Godin of Leominster; daughter, Debra Facey and her husband Joseph of Leominster; two grandchildren, Jason and Nicholas Paquette.
Maurice was predeceased by his sister Jeannette Frechette in 2011.
GODIN -- The funeral will be held from Brandon Funeral Home, 305 Wanoosnoc Rd., Fitchburg on Thursday, March 21, 2013 with a Mass in St. Cecilia's Church, 184 Mechanic St., Leominster at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow in St. Cecilia's Cemetery. Calling hours will precede the Mass form 9-10:30 AM in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial donations be made to the
, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472.