December 2, 2023

Rosemarie (Jette) Godfrey


Rosemarie (Jette) Godfrey, 84, of Rehoboth, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 27 at home surrounded by her loving family.  She was the beloved wife of Edward W. Godfrey, Jr., who predeceased her.  She was born August 29, 1938 in Attleboro, the daughter of the late Raymond and Doris (Knowles) Jette.  She was educated in Rehoboth and had been a life-long resident.  Prior to her retirement, Rosemarie had been employed for 36 years as head of the packing room at Arenburg Brothers, Inc. of Attleboro.  Later she was employed seasonally by the Souza Family Farmstand.  Rosemarie enjoyed camping and traveling to Vermont with her husband.  In the later years, she enjoyed spending time at the Rehoboth Senior Center.

Rosemarie leaves 1 daughter: Maureen E. Godfrey of Rehoboth; 1 son: Michael E. Godfrey and his wife, Sherry of Lincoln, AL; 4 granddaughters: Cindy Gatlin, Jessica Steward, Stacey E. Godfrey, and Michelle Dingler; 13 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She is also survived by two sisters, Doris Costa of Spartanburg, SC and Laura (Jeanne) Anderson of Mansfield, MA.  She was also the sister of the late Simone (Ann) Tremblay of Raynham, MA.

Visiting hours are respectfully omitted. Arrangements are under the direction of the Riendeau-Mulvey Funeral Home of Taunton. Expressions of sympathy in Rosemarie’s memory may be made to the Rehoboth Ambulance Committee, PO box 156, Rehoboth, MA, 02769.

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