Joseph Vincent Goddard

Born: 10/12/1953
Died: 4/22/2013

Joseph Vincent Goddard, age 59, of Newark, DE, formerly of South Bend, IN, died on Monday, April 22, 2013.

Born in Inglewood, CA, on October 12, 1953, Joseph was the son of the late Vincent Paul Goddard and Patricia Margaret Bailey Goddard. He is survived by siblings, Mary Therese Alberici (George), Frederick Charles Goddard (Jeanette), Maureen Anne Goddard (David Frey), and Colleen Marie Goddard. Uncle Joe is also survived by his nephews, Anton Goddard, Jackson Nardelli, Timothy Alberici, Vincent Alberici, and Martin Alberici; and nieces, Molly Alberici and Karen Alberici.

Joe attended Holy Cross Junior College, was a graduate of St. Joseph Grade School, and St. Joseph High School.  He worked as a security guard for many years at St. Mary’s College, and had also been employed by Martin’s Super Market and AM General.  He was an active volunteer for the St. Joseph County Civil Defense.  While living at home he took care of his mother.

Mass of the Resurrection will be offered at 11 am on Saturday, October 12, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Church, 226 North Hill Street, South Bend.  Visitation will begin at 10 am. Committal will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Civil Defense-St. Joseph County, 4712 Lathrop St., South Bend, IN 46628.


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