Milton/Florida – John M. Godin, 76, died peacefully on Thursday December 20, 2018 at the Green Mountain Nursing Home in Colchester.
John was born on September 3, 1942 in North Troy, VT the son of Lionel and Anita (Parent) Godin.
He graduated from Cambridge High School in 1962. He worked for a short time at Smugglers Notch before being employed by IBM.
John volunteered with Milton Rescue and the Milton Fire Department. He was a member of St. Ann’s Parish Family in Milton and a member of the Knights of Columbus. John loved to have fun, he enjoyed square dancing, playing the spoons, playing Santa Clause, fishing with his grandkids and going to Disney. He also always made it a point to attend his grandchildren’s school events.
John is survived by his children Robyn Parant and her wife Cheryl of Queenbury, NY, Michael Godin and his wife Lisa of Chesapeake, VA., Steven Godin and his wife Lisa of Milton and Brian Godin of Allenstown, NH. by his grandchildren Luke, Josh, Kyle, Jessica, Chase, Jordan, Conner, Benjamin, Adisyn, MaKinley, Brendan, Cody, Hayden, Jenna, his great grandchildren Connor, MacKenzie and Carter, his mother of his children Susan Correia, of Essex Junction, his brothers and sisters Peter and wife Ginny Godin of Milton, Suzanne Gagnon of Essex Junction, James Godin and his wife JoAnne of Fairfax, by his aunts Theresa Perry of Enosburg Falls, Monica Racine of Essex Junction and Lucille Duckless of Newport Center and by several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his brother-in-law Steve Gagnon.
Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday December 26, 2018 from 4-7 pm in the Minor Funeral and Cremation Center in Milton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday December 27 at 11 am in St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Milton.