hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

May 30, 2013

Leavina "Goodie" Goodsell


Haverhill — Leavina “Goodie” Goodsell, 66, of Haverhill, died Monday morning, May 27, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, Haverhill, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Littleton, N.H., August 22, 1946, son of the late Arthur and Edith (Parker) Goodsell and was educated there.

He was the husband of the late Lucille (Damboise) Goodsell, who died in 2006. His survivors include a daughter, Tina and her husband, Bill Chadwick, of Atkinson, N.H.; two sons, Shannon and his wife, Jen Goodsell, of Atkinson, N.H.; and Shane Goodsell of Italy; four grandchildren; a cousin, Henry and his wife, Carol Bolduc, of Haverhill; and his dog and longtime companion, Abernacki. Goodie was also the brother of the late Ellsworth and Ruth Goodsell.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his memorial service on Thursday evening, May 30 at 7:15 p.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Calling hours will precede the memorial service on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial will be private in Greenwood Cemetery, Haverhill.

Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill & Bradford. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, 360 North Ave., Haverhill, MA 01830. Condolences to his family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.