2012-01-19 / Obituaries


June E. (Carey) Goff, age 79, of Patterson, formally of North Salem, passed away on January 14, 2012, with her family by her side at Putnam Hospital in Carmel. June was the daughter of the late Ira and Mary Rafferty Carey, sister to the late Eileen Martin, Clarence Carey and John Carey. She was the beloved mother of 6, grandmother of 8, and greatgrandmother of 2. June graduated from Port Chester High School in 1950. There she gained recognition as a painter/artist and vocalist. In 1952 she married the late Patrick W. Goff. She worked as a stayathome mother and raised her children. She was known for her laugh, her kindness, goodness, beauty, and being a wonderful mother and grandmother. She loved to read, paint, travel and antique. June is survived by her six loving children, Jesse and Sandy Goff (Ames, Iowa); Russell and Polly Goff (Patterson); Gilbert Goff, Shawn and Eliza Goff (of Amenia, NY); Patrick and Carolyn Goff (Venice, NY), and Colleen Goff (Sanibel Island, Fl.); her eight cherished grandchildren Marilee Eischeid, Samantha, Kayla, Lindsay, Sean, Russell, Travis and Callie Goff; and her two great grandsons Josh and Zach Eischeid.

Family received friends at the Dwyer Funeral Home, on January 16, and a service was celebrated on Tuesday morning, also at the Dwyer Funeral Home 23 South Street Patterson, NY. 12563, 845 878-3161, dwyerfuneralhome.com. Interment followed at the Flanders Cemetery in Kent, CT. “Beauty is a gift from God”- written in her 1950 yearbook next to her senior picture.

She will be greatly missed.

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