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Dennis Lee Goodreau

September 23, 1953 ~ March 24, 2017 (age 63)

Dennis Lee Goodreau, 63, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 24, at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. Born on September 23, 1953, in Ludlow, MA, a loving son of Joseph A. and Beatrice M. (Bousquet) Goodreau, he was a lifelong resident of Ludlow. Dennis was employed by the Ludlow Public Works Department as a dispatcher for 29 years, before retiring in 2011. He was an enthusiastic fan of NASCAR, Country Western music, and he enjoyed his frequent Sunday drives traveling throughout the area. Dennis also enjoyed playing Scrabble and a variety of card games with his family, especially with his sister, Carol. He was a quiet man who had a rough exterior but had a big heart. Dennis will be dearly missed by his family and all that knew him. He is survived by his loving siblings, Arlene Langton, JoAnne Ferenz, Robert Goodreau, Joyce Cockram, Janice Dalton, Judy Davis, Carol Morrissette, Donna Streeter, Sharon Chisholm, Gale Enke, Renee Goodreau, and Wayne Goodreau; several nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Dennis was predeceased by 2 brothers, Richard and Ronald Goodreau. Family and friends are invited to gather on Friday, March 31, for a period of visitation from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. at Ratell Funeral Home, 200 Main St., Indian Orchard, followed by a service at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow immediately after the service at St. Aloysius Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Dennis’s memory to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005 or to a charity of one’s choice. For further information please visit www.ratellfuneralhome.com


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
March 31, 2017

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Ratell Funeral Home
200 Main Street
Indian Orchard , MA 01151

Funeral Home Service
Friday
March 31, 2017

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Ratell Funeral Home
200 Main Street
Indian Orchard , MA 01151

Interment following funeral service
Friday
March 31, 2017

St. Aloysius Cemetery
1273 Berkshire Avenue
Indian Orchard, MA 01151

Cemetery

St. Aloysius Cemetery
1273 Berkshire Avenue
Indian Orchard, MA 01151


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