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Obituary: Robert M. Goodell, 21

Oct 20, 2015 09:14PM ● By Bill Gilman

Robert M. "Robbie" Goodell, 21

TEWKSBURY: Robert M. “Robbie” Goodell, age 21, a lifelong Tewksbury resident, passed away at the Winchester Hospital on Monday, October 19, 2015, following a long struggle with addiction.

Born in Lawrence on January 29, 1994, he was the much loved son of Steven R. and Lois M. (Marshall) Goodell.

Robbie attended Tewksbury schools and graduated from Shawsheen Valley Technical High School in 2012.

He loved sports and as a youth played hockey, baseball, and soccer in the Tewksbury Youth Sports Programs. During his high school years, he was a multi-sport athlete and member of the Football, Hockey, Baseball and Soccer teams at Shawsheen Tech.

Since graduation, Robbie enjoyed working with his dad in the Construction field. In addition, he loved family vacations and spending time with his many friends and teammates.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his paternal grandmother, Callie Goodell of Raleigh, NC; his maternal grandmother, June M. Marshall of Tewksbury; his aunts and uncles, Michael and Janet Marshall, Eileen and Tom Crear, Maureen Marshall, Phillip Goodell, Jr., and Deborah and Frank Fitzgerald; cousins, Aaron Crear, Andrew and Lisa Crear, James Fitzgerald, Jennifer and Matt Spaulding, and Joseph Fitzgerald; also numerous extended family member and friends.

Robbie was the paternal grandson of the late Phillip Goodell, Sr. and the late Merrill Marshall.

Calling hours are Thursday, Oct. 22, from 4-8 p.m. at the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, 16 Lee St., Tewksbury. His funeral will be held Friday, Oct. 23, at 10:30 a.m. from the funeral home, followed by his Funeral Mass at 11:30 a.m. at St. William’s Church, 1351 Main St., Rte. 38, Tewksbury. Interment at Tewksbury Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Robbie’s memory may be made to Into Action Recovery Program, 632 North Street, Tewksbury, MA 01876.

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