Lawrence E. Goodell Sr.
BENNINGTON - Lawrence E. Goodell Sr., 74, of Bennington, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, at his residence with his wife at his side. He was born Dec. 29, 1941, in Berlin, New York, the son of Earl and Hazel (Schnoop) Goodell. He received his education in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Mr. Goodell served in the Army from 1961-64 and was a Vietnam veteran. He married the former Shirley Wright in North Adams, Massachusetts, on Aug. 15, 1962. He worked as a machinist at several companies. He was a member of the Missionary Alliance Church in Bennington. He enjoyed fishing, deer hunting and making hunting knives. Survivors include his wife; three sons Walter Goodell, Larry Goodell Jr. and Jacquie Goodell; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; a sister, Jean Floyd; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Goodell was predeceased by four brothers Raymond, David, Robert and Thomas. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, at the Missionary Alliance Church in Bennington, with the Rev. Edwin Blue officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Missionary Alliance Church, 198 Crescent Boulevard, Bennington, VT 05201. Guestbook condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net
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