WEST PAWLET - Charles Edward Godette, 71, died Nov. 4, 2013, at the Glens Falls Hospital in New York.
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He was born Jan. 8, 1942, in Granville, N.Y., the son of Robert and Verna (Flaska) Godette.
He worked for General Electric for 10 years, and then became a postal carrier in West Pawlet.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving most of his time from 1959 to 1962 in Germany in the Military Police.
On Dec. 3, 1965, he married Constance Taylor.
He was a member of the Falvey Fringi VFW, the Modern Woodmen of America, and the West Pawlet Fish and Game.
He enjoyed nature and the outdoors, and was a hunter and fisherman. He also enjoyed camping, with a favorite spot being in Maine. He also enjoyed gardening, both flowers and vegetables.
Survivors include his wife, Constance Lynne (Taylor) Godette; two sons, Charles Godette and Darren Godette; three grandchildren; and a sister, Linda Taylor. He was predeceased by his parents, a brother Donald, and a sister Elaine Park.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at 3 p.m. at the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville, N.Y. Burial will follow at the Mountainview Cemetery in West Pawlet.
Friends may call Friday, Nov. 8, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Granville Rescue Squad, PO Box 158, Granville, NY 12832.
Published in Rutland Herald on Nov. 7, 2013