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Albert Adelard Goodrow

June 22, 1926 ~ September 16, 2019 (age 93)


GOODROW, Albert Adelard.  Sunrise: June 22, 1926 – Sunset: September 16, 2019, peacefully at his home in Franklin.  Born to the late Adelard and Mary (O’Reilly) Goodrow.  Pre-deceased by sister Barbara Nates.  Albert and his loving wife, Julia (Wade) Goodrow were joined in Holy Matrimony for 72 years.  Albert honorably served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War.  He was a proud graduate of Boston College, class of 1951, and was a distinguished Boston College Golden Eagle.  Albert was a research chemist whose career spanned several manufacturing companies.  Albert and Julia were blessed with 6 children: Albert, Judy, Heather, Patti, Rosemary, and David.  The Blessings continued with 16 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.


Friends and family are invited to attend a funeral from the MacDonald Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home at 270 Main St. Watertown Thursday September 19, 2019, at 11 AM followed by Funeral Mass in the Church of St. Jude, 147 Main St., Waltham at 12 Noon. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-7 PM.


In lieu of flowers, Albert’s family requests that you contact the Divine Mercy Shrine in Stockbridge, Massachusetts and request that a Catholic Mass be celebrated for the repose of Albert’s precious soul (www.shrineofdivinemercy.or/mass or 1-800-462-7426). 


Bless you for your great act of Mercy.

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September 18, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
MacDonald Rockwell MacDonald Funeral Home
270 Main St.
Watertown, MA 02472

Mass of Christian Burial
September 19, 2019

12:00 PM
Church of St. Jude (Watertown, St, Waltham)

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