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January 31, 2013

Laurie (Goldberg) Hodas, 58


Formerly of Haverhill — Laurie (Goldberg) Hodas, 58, died Sunday, January 20, 2013 in San Francisco, CA surrounded by her loving family, following a 25 year courageous battle with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Laurie was the dear wife of 35 years to Mike Hodas, and the cherished daughter of Mike and Marilyn Goldberg of Haverhill, MA and Highland Beach, FL.

In addition to her parents and husband, she will be missed and always loved by sister Carol Goldberg and husband Lindsay Copeland of Kennebunk, ME; sister Ellen Horowitz and husband Lloyd of Raleigh, NC; brother Paul Goldberg and partner Joe Bell of Newburyport, MA; and brother-in-law Len Hodas of Austin, TX. Laurie also leaves her nieces Sara, Liz, Rachel and Hannah; aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Her life was enriched and made full by a tremendous team of care-givers who will forever be in Laurie’s heart.

ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral Services and burial will be held in the spring at a day and time to be announced by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes, Haverhill & Bradford. Donations in her name may be made to your local public radio station. To view her complete obituary or to send a condolence to her family, please visit

www.farmerfuneralhomes.com