Druscilla "Tootie" Belle (Stack) Goodell, 94, of Middletown, wife of the late George W. Goodell, passed away on Saturday, March 23rd at Hughes Health and Rehabilitation in West Hartford. Born in New Britain, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ethel (Slocum) Stack. Tootie lived in Portland moving to Middletown in 1965, was a member of First United Methodist Church and a member of the Middletown AARP.
Tootie is survived by her daughter, Jane Goodell (Donald Broderick) of West Hartford; five grandchildren, David Brock (Beth), Travis Brock (Miles Everett), Kevin Goodell (Cheryl), Jacob Goodell and Sarah Orlich (Henry) and three great grandchildren, Sophie Brock, Natalie Orlich and Derek Orlich. Along with her parents and husband, Tootie was predeceased by her son, Richard J. Goodell.
The family would like to thank the staff of Hughes Health and Rehabilitation for their compassionate care of Tootie. A graveside service will be held in Pine Grove Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, friends may make donations in Druscilla's memory to YMCA Camp Hazen Campership Fund, 204 West Main Street, Chester, CT 06412. Doolittle Funeral Home, 14 Old Church Street, Middletown is handling the arrangements. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.doolittlefuneralservice.com.