Rachel Goudreau obit w/picture


Rachel P. Goudreau, 61, of Lancaster and formerly of Berlin, passed away on Wednesday September 27, 2017, at the Weeks Medical Center. She was born in Berlin on August 30, 1956, the daughter of Lionel and Therese (Aube) Goudreau and lived most of her life in Berlin. She graduated from Berlin High School with the Class of 1976 and was self-employed as an Avon Representative for many years. She was a member of St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish where she was a former Eucharistic Minister and was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She loved being with people, going to BINGO, and her cat, Peanut.

Family includes her brother Ronald Goudreau and his wife Cheryl of Berlin, and many aunts, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by her parents and a niece, Heather Goudreau.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday afternoon, October 2, 2017, at 1 p.m. at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Interment followed in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Relatives and friends called at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin on Monday from 10:30 to 12:30 a.m., prior to the Mass. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 15829, Arlington, VA, 22215. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.