October 13, 1949 - June 28,2018
CHICOPEE ~ Brian E. Goddu, 68, of the Aldenville section of Chicopee, was Called Safely Home on Thursday, June 28, 2018. He entered into Eternal Life at home surrounded by the care and comfort of his loving wife, Mary. He was born in Holyoke on October 13, 1949, a beloved son of the late Harold E. and Margaret M. (Carr) Goddu. He was raised in Chicopee, graduated from Chicopee Vocational High School and was a lifelong resident of Chicopee. Brian served his country in the United States Air National Guard for over 26 years and attained the rank of Master Sergeant. He was employed as a driver for Westside Finishing Company in Holyoke. An avid runner, Brian was a member of the Greater Springfield Harriers Club and a longtime member of the YMCA in Springfield. He ran in over 50 marathons including 16 Boston Marathons. If Brian wasnt running, he could always be found cutting his beautifully manicured lawn on his lawn tractor or helping his wife, Mary, maintain their beautiful yard in Aldenville.