John H. Goetz, 67, of Townshend, VT, died Wednesday (April 3, 2019) at Bay State Medical Center in Springfield, MA. He was born in East Haven, CT, on November 24, 1951, the son of Frederick and Helen (Gorman) Goetz. John held many positions throughout his life, the last being the Furniture Manager at Big Lots. He had also worked for the US Post Office in Connecticut. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, sitting in the sunshine, working on computers, cooking his famous fried dough pizzas, playing backgammon and solitaire.
Members of his family include his wife of 34 years, Evelyn (Allen) Goetz, four children, Stephen Goetz, RoseAnn Goetz, Suzann Goetz, Maureen Johnson, 10 grandchildren, Brandon, Dakota, Gage, Makayla, Braydon, Nikita, Damien, Sarah, Samuel, Caleb, a brother, Frederick Goetz, Jr., three sisters, Eva Marie Jennings, Elizabeth Scott, Ellen Goetz, two nieces, Lisa Bellacicco, Barbara Bellacicco and his dog, Tinkerbell.
He was predeceased by a granddaughter, Skylah.
There will be no visiting hours. A Celebration of John’s life will be held at a later date to be announced.
You are invited to share a memory of John with the family or leave a message of condolence in the family guest book at www.royfuneralhome.com.
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