Worcester- George L. Goodrich, 70, passed away Saturday, October 16, 2021 peacefully at home with his family by his side. He was pre-deceased by his loving wife, Elizabeth Rose (Blois), after 38years of marriage.
George was born April 9, 1951 a son of Dawn G. (Hadley) and George W. Goodrich. He was born and raised in Worcester where he graduated from South High School in 1970. George proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1970 until 1974 as a Navy Firefighter. He worked for many years at Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, in Worcester, where he used his skills as an assembler of electronic medical and mechanical devices.
Mr. Goodrich was an avid reader, gravitating towards books on science and history. He also enjoyed all aspects of being a exceptionally talented artist. Those who loved George knew of his extensive knowledge of mathematics and appreciated his intelligence, even though it was not always understood. Above all he was a man who loved God and his family. His faith is what carried him through the triumphs and tribulations that life presented.
George will be remembered as a loving brother with a great sense of humor to the very end. He was always thinking of others before himself and will be greatly missed by those lucky enough to have known him.
Mr. Goodrich leaves behind his siblings, Dawn Goodrich and her husband, Paul Tassinari, Michelle Towle, Rena Matchett and her husband, Christopher, Holly Proulx and her husband, Dan, Karen Jorgensen and David Jorgensen, who was raised as his brother. He also leaves behind many beloved nieces and nephews. George was predeceased by his brother, Herbert Jorgensen, Jr.
The family would like to express their sincere thanks to VNA Hospice for their guidance and care given to George during his final days of life.
Family and friends are invited to a celebration of George's life with visiting hours at the Callahan, Fay & Caswell Life Celebration Funeral Home, 61 Myrtle St., Worcester on Friday, October 22nd from 5pm until 7pm. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral Church of Saint Paul, 38 High St., Worcester on Saturday, October 23rd at 10am. Burial will follow in St. John's Cemetery, 260 Cambridge St.