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Virginia G. (Higgins) Goodwin

Family & friends are invited to visit with the family on Monday, May 14th, 2012 in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, beginning at 9 a.m. for Virginia G. (Higgins) Goodwin, who died on Wednesday, May 9th at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, Melrose, following a long illness, at 81 years.  A funeral mass will follow at 11 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere, followed by interment in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA.  Born & raised in Revere, she was a 1949 alumna of Revere High School.  Virginia wore many hats during her working career.  She worked for the former Honeywell Corporation for over 30 years, then to the Veterans’ Administration in Boston as a recording clerk for 12 years, and then as a Revere Crossing Guard for the City of Revere.  She also was a past President & member of Revere’s V.F.W. Post #6712 – Ladies’ Auxiliary.  She was the wife of the late Henry R. “Doug” Goodwin, who died in July of 1997.  She is the Devoted mother of Paulette L. Trumbley & her fiance, Todd J. DeCost of Winthrop.  She is the dear twin sister of the late Catherine M. Poelaert.  She is the cherished aunt of: Karen E. Swain & her husband, Frederick, Robert F. Poelaert & his wife, Carol, all of Bellingham, MA.  She is also the loving Grand-Aunt to: Kelly E., Kayla M., Kristen T., & Bradley O. Swain, & Thomas J. Poelaert, all of Bellingham.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Alzheimers’ Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472.

Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, May 14th, 2012 from 9 – 10:45 a.m. in the Funeral Home.

Funeral Mass

Monday, May 14th, 2012 at 11 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere.

Interment

Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Alzheimers’ Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472.

 

 

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  1. Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Mazzone
    May 13 2012

    Paulette and Family,

    Our thoughts and prayers are wit you all during this difficult time. Ginny will never be forgotten, she was a special lady to so many people.

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