She had a lot of hands-on experience and expertise in mechanical engineering. She began this trade at Ruger and continued with this at Sonnax, Bomar, Whelen and Bradford Machine until her passing.
Family includes her husband, Joseph Fredrick Goodhue whom she married on August 22, 1981. They resided in a cape in Newport, NH when first married, 1983 moved to a ranch in Kellyville, NH, where she began her family and ended up in a house in Walpole, NH 1986. She later separated from Joseph and found her partner of the last eight years, Barry Theroux. She continued to reside in Walpole, NH, with Barry until her passing.
She was the loving mother of her son, Anthony Goodhue, daughter-in-law Maria (Werntz) Goodhue and her son, Michael Goodhue, daughter in law Elizabeth (Neronski) Goodhue.
She was survived by her brother, David Rondinone and his wife, Doreen Rondinone along with her brother, Paul Rondinone and his wife, Jackie. Grandchildren, apples of her eye, Elijah Goodhue and Gabriel Goodhue. Maria was also blessed with many cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She was also honored to be the godmother to one of her nieces, Jen (Rondinone) Kirk.
Maria was known as an amazing, loving, dedicated mother and kindhearted friend. Her compassion knew no boundaries. Each and every moment shared with those she loved, she cherished. She was a woman of her heritage, an extraordinary Italian cook. She dedicated time to assist with knitting hats for the VA and putting her cooking expertise to work at the VFW of Charlestown, NH. To Maria her greatest accomplishment was having her boys.
She was a lover of music. From family and friends to Maria, in the words of one of her favorite artists, “Dreams last so long, Even after you’re gone, I know you love me” –Jewel.
Visiting Hours will be held on Saturday, February 24th, from 3 to 5pm at Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad Street in Claremont, NH.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in honor of Maria (Rondinone) Goodhue with checks payable to Anthony Goodhue.
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