Maurice William Godbout, 89, of Manchester, NH, died April 5,
2008 at Hillsborough County Nursing Home after a period of d
He was born in Manchester, NH, on June 29, 1918, the son of
Wilfred and Dorilda (Dorais) Godbout. He was educated in the
local school system.
During WWII, he served in the US Army. He was stationed for
39 months in the European Theater, serving in the Antiaircraft
Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion in both France and
Prior to retirement, he had been employed as a spray painter
for Chrysler Plymouth. He had also held employment with Duclos
Auto, Hewitt Auto Parts, and Cavanaugh Garage for many years.
In his retirement, Maurice enjoyed crafting birdhouses and
He had been a longtime communicant of the former St. Edmond
He was predeceased by his wife Rose A. (Gelinas) Godbout in
Members of his family include one son, Robert M. Godbout of
King Ferry, NY; three daughters, Mrs. W. Michael (Cecile)
Corson of Northwood, Denise Godbout of Bethlehem, PA, and
Mrs. William (Lorraine) Watkins of Dunbarton; six grandchildren;
many great-grandchildren; two brothers, Roger and Stevens
Godbout, both of Manchester; one sister, Irene Quinn of
Manchester; nephews, nieces, and cousins.
A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated in Parish of the
Transfiguration, Kelley St, on Wednesday April 9, 2008. Burial
followed in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Donations may be made in his memory to the Patient Activities
Fund, Hillsborough County Nursing Home, 400 Mast Rd., Goffstown,