Donald GoodrichApril 02,2013
Donald GoodrichDonald Goodrich
SALISBURY — Donald “Chief” Goodrich, 84, died Saturday, March 30, 2013, at his home following a brief illness.
He was born June 10, 1928, in Salisbury, the son of Wilbur and Irma (Douglas) Goodrich.
He married Mildred Phelps on Sept. 3, 1949, in Chittenden. Together with his wife, they operated the Goodrich Farm in Salisbury since 1955.
He enjoyed family gatherings, hunting trips, and working on his property in Illinois.
Survivors include a son, Ernie Goodrich of Salisbury; three daughters, Donna Lawton of Bridport, and Debbie Goodrich and Penny Supernaw, both of Salisbury; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wife Mildred on April 5, 2009, a daughter Roxanne, and an infant.
A memorial service will be held Friday, April 5, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. at the Salisbury Congregational Church. The Rev. John Grivetti, pastor, will officiate.
Burial will follow in West Side Cemetery in Salisbury.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Salisbury Congregational Church at Main Street, Salisbury, VT 05769; or to the Addison County Home Health & Hospice at P.O. Box 754, Middlebury, VT 05753.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home in Middlebury. www.sandersonfuneralservice.com.
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