Albert A. Godfrey Sr., 87, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died Monday, December 7, 2015, at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. He was the husband of 64 years of the late Evelyn H. (Morgan) Godfrey. Born in Milton, he attended Milton schools. Mr. Godfrey was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and was a resident of Stoughton for over 62 years. He worked as a tractor trailer driver for Westwood Cartage/ Stop & Shop from 1968 until his retirement in 1993. Prior to that, he worked for Thompson Wire in Mattapan for several years. While at Thompson Wire, he was the president of United Steel Workers Local 375 for 8 years. He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion. In his free time, he enjoyed reading, watching old movies, traveling to Foxwoods, dining out and listening to music. Mr. Godfrey was the father of Donna L. Griffin and her husband John of Wrentham, Allen Godfrey, Jr. and his wife Deborah of North Attleboro, Robin Feltrup and her husband Mark of Whitman and the late Glenn H. Godfrey. He was the grandfather of Michael, Daniel and Andrew Griffin, Jessica and Gregory Godfrey and Thomas and William Feltrup. He was the great-grandfather of Benjamin, Henry, Annie, Isabel and Jude A. Griffin. Mr. Godfrey was the brother of Herbert N. Godfrey and his wife Terri of Mansfield and the late Harold C. Godfrey and Elisabeth Lavigne and her husband the late Nelson Lavigne. He was the brother-in-law of Barbara Godfrey of Vt. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral prayers offered in the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rte. 27), Stoughton, Thursday, Dec. 10, at 10 a.m. Visiting hours Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. Burial will be at Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton. Donations in Alberts memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. BOX 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. Directions and obituary at www.farleyfh.com
. Farley Funeral Home 781-344-2676
Published by Holbrook Sun from Dec. 8 to Dec. 18, 2015.