Obituary for Joan Goddard
Joan Robinson Goddard, 82 of Medfield, Massachusetts passed away peacefully on August 8th, 2017 at the Stanley R. Tippett Hospice House in Needham, Massachusetts after an extended battle with cancer.
She was born on December 10th, 1934 in Orangeburg, South Carolina to John and Annie Robinson. She was predeceased by an older brother, Marion Robinson and an older sister, Gloria Starks. Joan was married to John C. Goddard for 58 years. She was an avid reader, self taught genealogist, and lover of all God's creatures. She retired in 2001 from positions at Siemens corp, and Cybex intl. in inside sales. Joan was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.
She is survived by her husband John C. Goddard of Medfield, Massachusetts, daughter, Sarah Goddard Rioux, son in law, Jeffrey Brian Rioux, and grandchildren, Stephanie (16) and Jeremy (14) Rioux, all of Bedford New Hampshire. Visiting hours will be at Roberts Mitchell Funeral Home, Medfield, Massachusetts. On Friday August 11th, 2017 from 11am-1pm. A brief service will immediately follow. The family asks as an alternative to flowers that a donation in Joan's name be made to the American Cancer Society, at https://www.cancer.org/content/cancer/en_header.html or
The Medfield Animal Shelter 101 Bridge St, Medfield Massachusetts 02052 1(508)359-8989