Raymond R. Goddu

December 31, 2018


Raymond R. Goddu Jr., 59, of Somerset, passed away on Monday, December 31, 2018, at Boston Medical Center, in Boston. He was the husband of thirty-three years to Maureen D. (Fleming) Goddu.

Raymond was born in Fall River, the son of the late Raymond R. Goddu Sr. and Claire (Bernier) Mathieu. He was a graduate of Bishop Connolly High School, Class of 1977, and then earned a bachelor's of science degree from Roger Williams University. Mr. Goddu worked for NUWAC, in Newport, as an electrical engineer for the past thirty-five years. Raymond was a Communicant of Saint Patrick Church, in Somerset. Ray enjoyed brewing his own beer, bowling and golfing. Mr. Goddu was a member of the Knight of Columbus Council #3669, in Swansea.

Survivors besides his wife are a daughter: Jennifer D. Goddu of Somerset; two sons: Raymond R. Goddu III, of North Providence; and Brian D. Goddu of Milton, NH; two sisters: Patricia L. Ford of North Dighton; Claudette Alberto of Westport; five brothers: Michael D. Goddu of Somerset; Stephen S. Goddu of Mashpee; Robert "Sharkey" Mathieu of Tiverton; Roger N. "Pete" Mathieu of Somerset and Ronald J. Mathieu of San Diego; along with many nieces and nephews.

His Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at 9am, from the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton Street, Somerset, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10am, in Saint Patrick Church, 306 South Street, Somerset. Relatives and friends are invited to attend, burial to follow in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Somerset.

Calling hours will be held on Monday, January 7, 2019, from 4-7pm, in the funeral home.

Memorial donations in his memory can be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.

Calling Hours

JAN 7. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726

Funeral Service

JAN 8. 9:00 AM (EST)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726

Funeral Mass

JAN 8. 10:00 AM (EST)

St. Patrick's Church
South St.
Somerset, MA

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