Adeline Goff

Obituary of Adeline M. Goff

On September 13, 2022, Adeline M. (Freitas) Goff of Kingston passed away peacefully at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth, at the age of 91, surrounded by family. 

Adeline (Lena) was born in 1931 in Plymouth to Mary (Barros) Freitas and Joseph Freitas. She graduated from Plymouth High School in 1949 and was married for 59 years to Arthur D. Goff of Kingston. She worked for many years as a Nurse's Aide at Jordan Hospital. She later worked in the accounting department at Ocean Spray, where she retired after 25 years. Lena created a loving homelife with Arthur and their three daughters, Deborah, Doreen and Susan. She and Arthur enjoyed traveling and ballroom dancing. She was deeply devoted to her family and enjoyed many family get-togethers. She was an avid baker and passed that passion on to her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. 

Lena was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur, her parents, Mary and Joseph, her sister Mary (Freitas) Grant, and her brother Joseph Freitas. She is survived by her sister Lorraine Lindl, her brothers Richard Freitas and Donald Freitas; her children, Deborah J. (Goff) Woodbury, Doreen J. (Goff) Denson, and Susan A. (Goff) Knowlton; seven grandchildren, David, Jessica, Kerri, Maria, Kathryn, Allyson, and Charles; eleven great grandchildren, Colby, Mylie, Kayla, Dexter, Kara, Eva, Sophia, Kristy, Mackenzie, Alexander, and Everly; and many nieces and nephews. 

A funeral mass will be held at St. Mary's Church in North Plymouth on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Burial will take place at The National Cemetery in Bourne at 12:45 p.m. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Adeline's name to a charity of your choice.

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