Charlotte (Streeter) Goodhue(1927 - 2013)

PETERBOROUGH - Charlotte Streeter Goodhue, 86, of Peterborough, died suddenly at home while watching her favorite Patriots defeat New Orleans on Sunday.

Charlotte was born on Oct. 1, 1927 in New York, NY, the daughter of Edward Streeter and Charlotte (Warren) Streeter. She lived in Katonah, NY, before moving to Hancock, then later moving to Peterborough, where she resided with her husband John Thayer Goodhue.

She enjoyed hiking and traveling here and abroad. She was a member of the Harris Center. She was an active volunteer on many Rivermead committees. She also volunteered at the Cheshire County House of Correction and The Monadnock Area Food Bank.

Charlotte is survived by her husband John Goodhue, with whom she shared sixty-four years of marriage. She is also survived by her son, John T. Goodhue Jr. of Belmont, Mass.; her three daughters, Charlotte Streeter Goodhue of Acton, Mass.; Elizabeth Cushing Goodhue of Peterborough; Amanda Goodhue Lacey of Holliston, Mass; her nine grandchildren and her brother, Edward Streeter of Reading, Ct.

Charlotte is predeceased by her son, Peter C. Goodhue who died in 2004.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made in Charlotte's name to The Monadnock Area Food Bank, 51 Concord Street, Peterborough, NH 03458 and/or Brantwood Camp, c/o Annual Appeal PO Box 3350 Peterborough, NH 03458.

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. at the Harris Center, 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH 03449.

Jellison Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. To view an online obituary please visit

Funeral Home

Jellison Funeral Home
25 Concord Street Peterborough, NH 03458
(603) 924-3511
Published in The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript on Oct. 22, 2013