Howard A. Goodrich

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Howard A. Goodrich

<p>LaGrangeville- Howard A. Goodrich, a resident of LaGrangeville, NY passed away on June 18, 2024, surrounded by his loving family. He was 80 years old. </p><p><br></p><p>Howard was born on December 29, 1943 in Wethersfield, CT the son of William and Gladys (Scheinbart) Goodrich. </p><p><br></p><p>Howard lived a big and beautiful life. His wife, children, grandchildren, his dog Bailey, his two African Gray parrots, Howie and Pauline and his famous koi pond, were everything to him. Howard loved nature, birds, animals and gardening. His backyard was his sanctuary where he loved spending time with his family.</p><p><br></p><p>He was an accomplished trumpet player who loved music and played in many bands over the past 70 years. He loved sharing the gift of music, including teaching and mentoring students in the art of trumpet playing. He was a cherished member of The Aerophone Community Band, the Southern Dutchess Concert Band and the Jazz Pioneers.</p><p><br></p><p>Howard attended NYU where he received his Master’s in Education. He was a junior high school band teacher for 15 years. He performed for years in wedding bands in the Catskills. </p><p>He left teaching and went into business with his father growing one of the most successful nonunion fire protection companies in the tri-state area.</p><p><br></p><p>Howard is survived by his loving wife Pauline Edwards-Goodrich, his beloved children: Adam Goodrich, Ericka Vulaj and her husband Gino and Keeva Young-Wright and her husband Jay. He is also survived by his grandchildren: Emily, Isabelle, Justin, Sophia, Ava and Zachary, his brother Sidney Goodrich nephews Mark Goodrich and Matthew Goodrich. </p><p><br></p><p>Howard is predeceased by his nephew Michael Goodrich.</p><p><br></p><p>Calling hours will be Saturday, June 29, 2024, at McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction, NY from 11 am - 12 Noon. A service will begin at noon in the funeral home. </p><p><br></p><p>Memorial donations can be made in Howard's name to the following community bands: The Aerophone Community Band, the Southern Dutchess Concert Band and the Jazz Pioneers and Plant a Tree with Jewish Nation Fund. Please visit www.mchoulfuneralhome.com.</p><p><br></p>
December 29, 1943 - June 18, 202412/29/194306/18/2024
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Sam and Dawn Kinh

June 29, 2024

The planting of 1 memorial tree in the honor of Howard A. Goodrich has been arranged by Sam and Dawn Kinh. Plant a tree
In loving memory and with our heartfelt condolences, we honor Mr. Howard Goodrich and his lovely wife and family. Tree 2 of 2.
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Sam and Dawn King

June 29, 2024

The planting of 1 memorial tree in the honor of Howard A. Goodrich has been arranged by Sam and Dawn King. Plant a tree
In loving memory and with our heartfelt condolences, we honor Mr. Howard Goodrich and his lovely wife and family. Tree 1 of 2.
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Danny and Veronica Soto

June 28, 2024

The planting of 5 memorial trees in the honor of Howard A. Goodrich has been arranged by Danny and Veronica Soto. Plant a tree
In loving memory of a bright light and a great mentor.
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Ryan and Kelli

June 27, 2024

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Words do not suffice in expressing the heartfelt sorrow that we feel on Uncle Howies passing. Our condolences to Aunty Pauline and the entire family.
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Paul and Sophia Johnston

June 26, 2024

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We will miss you Howard put our memories and your kindness will never be forgotten .With love Paul and Sophia Johnston and Family
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NWH Laboratory Team

June 26, 2024

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Our warmest condolences, with caring thoughts.
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Cocca

June 23, 2024

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With so much love From the Cocca family
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Anonymous

June 21, 2024

The planting of 3 memorial trees in the honor of Howard A. Goodrich has been arranged by Anonymous. Plant a tree
Wishing you peace, comfort, and strength during this difficult time.
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Kole Djurovic

June 21, 2024

The planting of 1 memorial tree in the honor of Howard A. Goodrich has been arranged by Kole Djurovic. Plant a tree
May you find moments of peace in the midst of sorrow!
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Fida, Joseph and Khalil

June 20, 2024

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With our deepest sympathy.
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NWH Radiology Department

June 20, 2024

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With deepest sympathy.
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Gaby and Seth Greenwald

June 19, 2024

The planting of 3 memorial trees in the honor of Howard A. Goodrich has been arranged by Gaby and Seth Greenwald. Plant a tree
In loving memory of Howie. May your spirit and love of life be forever remembered as these trees grow and blossom.