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Sheila L. Goodwin

November 24, 1948 ~ December 25, 2017 (age 69)

GARDNER - Sheila L. (Desmond) Goodwin, 69, of 883 Pearl Street, died peacefully Monday morning, December 25, 2017 in Life Care Center, Leominster.


She was born in Worcester on November 24, 1948, daughter of Ernest W. Desmond Jr of No. Fort Myers, FL and the late Charlotte A. (Lucies) Desmond.  Sheila grew up in Winchendon and was a 1966 graduate of Murdock High School.


Sheila worked in data processing at Simplex Time Recorder  and later worked at Harrington and Richardson.  She then worked in the banking field and in the mortgage field as a mortgage officer in both Gardner and Leominster.  She retired at the age of 63.


Sheila loved square dancing and was co-owner of Claudia's Square Dance Shop in Gardner.  She loved traveling and made many trips to Aruba with her husband Dick.  Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her family and her grandson.


In addition to her father, she leaves her husband of 47 years, Richard A. Goodwin; a daughter Marcy E. Foreman and her husband Scott of Lunenburg and a grandson Nathan Foreman of Lunenburg.  She was preceded in death by two brothers, Keith Desmond and Dennis Desmond.


Calling hours in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon are Friday, December 29, 2017 from 5 to 7 P.M.


Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Winchendon in the spring.


Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

 Service Information

December 29, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home
343 Central Street
Winchendon, MA 01475

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