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Edward Frank Godawa

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Edward Frank Godawa

March 4, 1939 - June 15, 2021

Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Tuesday June 15, 2021 at the age of 82. Beloved husband of Margaret. Devoted father of Julie, John (Grace), Christopher (Adam) and Paul, and grandfather of Madeleine. Uncle of Irene Burtinsky. Family always was Ed's highest priority. Ed will be remembered by many treasured friends and family.
Ed enjoyed volunteering and helping others, enjoyed golfing and playing cards. A private family mass will be held at St. Mary's Church, Grafton on Saturday August 14th, 2021. A reception will be held at the Columbus Community Centre, Cobourg on Saturday August 14th, 2021 at 1 pm. Many thanks to Dr. Mule, Dr. Philip Stratford and the Palliative Care staff of Northumberland Hills Hospital. Memorial donations to Northumberland Hills Hospital would be appreciated.

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Stan & Joan Kirkpatrick - August 18, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Andy, Kelly and Rhys - August 14, 2021

We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. G. We all have such fond memories of him and wish the family peace during this difficult time.

Cynthia and Larry Jones - August 13, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Linda and Ron Flindall - August 10, 2021

Marg, we are so sorry for your loss. Our deepest condolences. Sincerely Ron and Linda

Rob Majdell - August 9, 2021

Marg and family, sorry to hear about Ed's passing. Cherish the memories. Ed left a lasting legacy on this community.

Jack Boyagian - August 9, 2021

Great guy ! Will be missed by the Northumberland Players . Great volunteer !

Nancy Fernhout - August 7, 2021

Very sorry for your loss. I have very fond memories of Ed. My deepest condolences xo

Marietta Sica - August 3, 2021

So sorry for your loss Paul. Prayers and thoughts for both you family and Mrs. Godawa.

Catherine, Dave, Josh, Caroline and Rachel Butcher - August 1, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Catherine Butcher - August 1, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Sheila Ainsworth - July 23, 2021

Julie and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. The McPhee family

Alan Fleming - July 19, 2021

How lucky we all are to have known the great kindness and spirit of Ed Godawa. Our thoughts are with his dear Marg who likewise, along with the entire Godawa family, has always been a generous, unifying and vital part of the community. There will never be another man like Ed. He leaves us with the warmest of memories, as we reach out with love and respect to his wonderful family who so treasured him and of whom he was always so proud. Alan Fleming on behalf of the Fleming family

John & Pat Coss - July 15, 2021

Pat and I are so sorry for your loss. Ed was an exceptional person.

Trevor Atkinson - July 15, 2021

It was a pleasure to know and work under Ed for a few years in the plant in Cobourg. My condolence to his wife Marg and family.

Vicky & Marshal Davis - July 9, 2021

So sorry to hear this. He sure was a wonderful man.

Diana Storen and Gayle Carver - July 9, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Michelle Weaver - July 8, 2021

Marg, Julie, Madeline and family, I am so sorry to see that Ed passed away. Sending love, prayers and hugs to you all. Thinking of you all during this sad time. Much love, Michelle and Maggie Weaver

Carol Badluk - July 7, 2021

So sorry to hear of Ed's passing. It meant so much to me many years ago to find a family that I didn't even know I had when I moved to a new town, Cobourg. And a wonderful family it is.

Arthur and Nancy Dalgarno - July 6, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Siobhan Kenny - July 6, 2021

Marg and Family: I'm sorry for your loss. Ed's passing will leave a space in your lives but you'll be able to fill it with memories.

Diana Storen & Gayle Carver - July 5, 2021

To Marg and family We were very sorry to hear of Ed's passing. What a great guy he was! If we ever get back to having dinner theatre, we will miss him sitting in the back corner (with you,Marg) selling 50/50 tickets! Our most sincere condolences Diana & Gayle

Trish Clarke - July 2, 2021

Dear Marg, Julie and boys and families so very sorry to hear of Ed's passing. Hoping you are able to find comfort in the beautiful memories of the kind hearted person he was. My deepest and sincerest condolences to all of you. Trish Clarke

Bev Cook - July 2, 2021

Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to you, Marg, and your entire family. It was nice to get to know Ed during our art class. He sure seemed to enjoy painting. Take care of yourself.

Frank and Joan - July 1, 2021

We are sorry for the family’s loss. We hope memories bring comfort.

Sheila Finlay - July 1, 2021

Marg & Family I was so sorry when I just heard of Ed's passing. He will be so missed. Loved his great smile and kindness and am so glad I was lucky enough to know such a wonderful man. Remembering sitting with him at a meal and his kind words to everyone along with his allergy to mustard. Marg you looked after him so well and you both were an inspiration with your love to each other and your family. Thinking of you Marg. Hugs. Dwight and Sheila Finlay

Dianne and John Hawryszko - July 1, 2021

Dear Marg. We were so sorry to hear of Ed's passing. I so enjoyed having both of you in our art class. I hope that now some of those masterpieces Ed created will be cherished. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family.

Francis Hay - June 30, 2021

so sorry to hear of your loss our thoughts and prayers so out to Margaret and the family. May he rest in peace. Francis and Debbie Hay

Bob Lafleche - June 29, 2021

Dear Marg and family. We are so sorry in hearing of Ed's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Millie & Bob Lafleche.

Veronica Marriott - June 28, 2021

Dear Marg, Julie, John, Chris and Paul, I am so very sorry to read of Ed’s passing ~ my deepest condolences to your families.

Paul and Janet Dodman - June 28, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Forrest Rowden - June 28, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Patrick J Harrison - June 27, 2021

Such a great man. The few times that I met Ed were memorable. I was impressed with his devotion to family. My condolences to the entire Godowa family. Patrick Harrison.

Robert and Kathleen Ugolini - June 27, 2021

Marg and family our sincerest condolences to all of you in this time of sadness. Ed will be remembered as a kind, caring and respectful man. He will be missed terribly.

Jay Meade - June 27, 2021

Our condolences to Marg & families on the passing of Ed. Good family memories from years bygone. RIP. The Meade's

Ralph and Norma Stoffers - June 27, 2021

Our sincere condolences to you and your family Marg. He will be missed, along with his great friendly smile.

Dale Kinnear - June 26, 2021

Marg and family, I was sorry to hear about the passing of Ed on June 15th. I know this is a difficult time for you and your family, may you find strength within each other to help you move forward and heal. My thoughts are with you, Sincerely, Dale Kinnear

Ursula Clark - June 26, 2021

Sincere condolences Margie! Ursula Roddy Clark

Bill Hannon - June 26, 2021

I worked 10 years at Gaines. Got along very well with Ed. He was liked and respected by everyone. I'm sad to learn of his passing and I send my sincere condolences to his loved ones. Time never stops passing but cherished memories remain to comfort and strengthen us.

Jackie Innis - June 25, 2021

My sincere sympathy Margaret to you and your family May he rest in peace

Alma Draper - June 25, 2021

Only just heard of Ed's passing. So sorry for you Marg, and your family. Glad to have met Ed at Capitol theatre. We were volunteers on the same team. Both of you exuded warmth and friendship. Ed will be remembered. Alma and John Draper

Delia Caldwell - June 25, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Stan & Joan Kirkpatrick - June 25, 2021

Our Condolences to Marg. And Family for the loss of Ed. A fellow driver with us at Carquest. A real Team Player. I will miss our little Chats and a few Chuckles. Stan.

Estelle Cortesis - June 24, 2021

Dear Marg, Julie and families, I am so very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. With sincere condolences, Estelle

Lynda Mutton - June 24, 2021

So sorry for your loss Marg. My sympathy to you and your family.

Celine Vaillancourt - June 23, 2021

Sincere condolences to Paul and his family. The team at Passion Compassion Veterinary Hospital. 💝💝💝

C.J. Murphy - June 23, 2021

My deepest condolences to Marg, Julie, John, Chris, Paul and family. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.

Marilyn Morton - June 23, 2021

Dear Marg, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you

Don and Gail Tapscott - June 23, 2021

We would like to express our heartfelt condolences to Marg and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Gail and Don

Michelle Diaz - June 23, 2021

My deepest condolences Christopher, may you and your family take comfort in the loving memories of your father, he will live forever in your hearts.

Florence Femiak - June 23, 2021

So very sorry Marg to hear of the passing of your dear husband Ed, my deepest sympathy to you and your family........Flo

Faye MacLeod - June 22, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Faye & Ian MacLeod - June 22, 2021

We wish to extend our sincere sympathy to Marg and Family, with the passing of their Beloved Ed. We enjoyed many games of cards, and golf with Marg and Ed, while in Florida. We were always made to feel welcome at their home in Tara Woods, Florida, which was where we met and became friends, with them. We will always treasure their friendship. May Ed, Rest In Peace, knowing that his work and volunteering is completed here on earth. 💙💗🙏

Treaty Three Police Service, Chief Kai Liu - June 22, 2021

Hello Marg and family, on behalf of Heidi and I, our sincere condolences. I remember fondly the smile Ed had every time you two were seen together. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family as you celebrate his life. Sincerely, Kai & Heidi Liu

Paul LeBarr - June 22, 2021

Danielle, Michael and I just learned of Ed’s passing. He was a wonderful man. We share your grief and will remember him in our prayers.

Bill, Beth and Kim Lifeso - June 22, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Michelle Stanley-Higginson - June 22, 2021

We are very sorry to hear of Mr. Godawa's passing. I remember him as a very kind man with a smile on his face. Our condolences. Curt, Audrey and Michelle Stanley

Bill Lifeso - June 22, 2021

Dear Marg, Julie,John, Chris and Paul. I want to join you in celebrating Ed’s life as he was an inspiring man and a tremendous friend and neighbour. The love and devotion you shared, I’m sure, helped him stay with us as long as he did. Ed is one of those people who make you believe that goodness and humanity still exist.

Mary Ito - June 22, 2021

Dear Marg and family: So very sorry to hear of Ed's passing. My deepest condolences to you and your family. Thinking of you...

Wendy and Mike - June 22, 2021

Dearest Marg. This came as quite a surprise .So sad to hear ofEd’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Remembering the good times we had

Robert Caswell - June 22, 2021

Marg...Marlene and I just heard of Ed'S passing. Our sincere condolences. He was a great individual and a devoted family man. Humble and caring. As you are aware I met Ed through my employment at General Foods and worked directly with him for 10 years in the pet foods department Ed graciously showing me the ropes. You probably remember Ross Henry. He worked in the Jello lab and was effectionally know as Mr. Certo, well, Ed was qualified to be know as Mr. Gaines. The department ran efficiently because of him. We would occasionally talk about family and it was obvious that he cared deeply about you, Julie and the boys. Family was the center piece of his life. Ed will truly be missed by all. Again our sincere condolences. Be well. Bob and Marlene Caswell

Skibinski Family - June 22, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Mary Skibinski - June 22, 2021

Dear Marg: On behalf of Alice and the entire Skibinski family; we are very sad to hear of Ed's passing. Ed was one of the nicest people one could ever meet in life. He always brought a smile when he entered a room and will be greatly missed. A memorial donation is being made to Northumberland Hills Hospital. Feel our hugs of love for you and Ed.

Lois Maddigan Auger - June 22, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Donna and Dave Strong - June 22, 2021

Dear Marg and Family, So sorry to hear of Ed's passing. He will be greatly missed by all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time. Donna & Dave

MICHELLE WRIGHT (DIMINIE) - June 21, 2021

Dear Marg, Julie, John, Chris and Paul, Shocked and saddened to learn of Ed's passing. So sorry for your loss. Lean on one another with wonderful memories. Sincerely, Michelle

Linda coffee - June 21, 2021

Marg So sorry for your loss. I am thinking of you and your family, in this very difficult time. Linda Coffee

mike connor - June 21, 2021

Dear Marg..my heartfelt condolences to you and your family. Working with Ed my first 2 years at GF was a privilege. He was well liked and well respected. May you and your family take comfort in the many memories of Ed.

Bill and Teresa Cowie - June 21, 2021

Dear Marg, we were so sorry to hear of Ed's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. He certainly was a kind and caring man, and we will miss seeing him sitting with you in your usual seat on church.

Laura and Rick - June 21, 2021

Marg and family, we were so saddened by the news of Ed's passing and want to let you know that you are all in our thoughts. We will always remember his quiet sense of humour and quick wit but primarily how much love and pride he had for the whole family. Although he will be greatly missed, he is now in peace. Love to all of you, Laura and Rick

Karen Hall - June 21, 2021

Jules, Marg and family. So sorry about Ed. Julie, Debi G. and I were just recently talking about Ed and you and how we both met the two of you. Me from the GF days and you and Marg from Fleming. Ed was such a good guy. I always enjoyed his dry humour and thoughtful manner. When you thought of Gaines it was Ed at the front of the place. He will be missed. Karen & Dale Hall

Colin and Ruth Watson - June 21, 2021

Thinking of you during this very difficult time. May your many memories help ease your pain.

Joan Skille n - June 21, 2021

Marg we are so sorry to learn of Ed's passing. he was a super guy & always enjoyed a game of cards with you & Ed. Our sincere thoughts are with you Bob & Joan Skillen

Chester and Diane Froncz - June 21, 2021

Dear Marg and family; Please accept our sincere condolences for the loss of a very devoted husband and father. Ed will be sadly missed by all who knew him. with love and sympathy, Chester and Diane

Charles McGuire - June 21, 2021

I am very sorry for the loss of uncle Ed, aunt Marg. I hope you are comforted by your many happy memories together. Love Sam

Linda Morrow - June 21, 2021

My friend Marg: Wishing with all my heart that I could be by your side at this tragic time in your life, as you were with me in my time of my great loss. Please know that I love you and have and always will cherish our fun times that all four of us had together Thank you Marg and Ed for my wonderful memories. Love forever Linda Morrow

Marg DePinto - June 21, 2021

Hi Marg: I just found out about Ed's passing My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at thlis time.

Christina Zinkie-Dinner - June 21, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers go out to you through this difficult time. So very sorry to hear the passing of Ed. Our sincerest condolences Verna and Christina Zinkie

Cori Arthur - June 21, 2021

Marg, this is sad news indeed, yet it's reassuring to know Ed's at peace. My deepest sympathies....

Brian Glasser & Glenn Lucarelli - June 21, 2021

We are so lucky to have such wonderful neighbours and are truly sadden with Ed's passing. Our deepest sympathies to Marg and the whole family.

Dave Cromlish - June 21, 2021

Marg and family, we are very sorry to hear of Ed’s passing! He was certainly a wonderful guy and this is a loss to family, friends and the community. I also have fond memories of the old neighborhood. Dave and Rosie

Jacqueline and Brad Steacy - June 21, 2021

Our condolences Marg to you and your family. So sorry to hear of Ed's passing. Our deepest sympathy for you at this difficult time. hugs

Gil Brocanier - June 21, 2021

Marg and family, I am so sorry to hear of Ed's passing. He was a popular guy with an outgoing personality and liked by many. Gil Brocanier

Rosemary McDonald - June 21, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss, Marg. He was a great guy and will be missed by many.

Bryan and Roberta Armstrong - June 20, 2021

Marg - we were so sorry to hear of Ed's passing. Our thoughts and our prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

Judy Nicholson - June 20, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Paul Dodman - June 20, 2021

I first met Ed shortly after joining General Foods in 1967, and was proud to be "adopted" by him and Marg. In the more than fifty years since then, we like so many others have been blessed with their friendship. What a fine family he and Marg have raised and we pray that Julie, John, Chris and Paul will continue to offer their mom all the support they have provided to her and Ed over the years. Ed, we'll miss you immensely.

Sherry & Mike Gibson - June 20, 2021

Sending our condolences Marg, keeping you and your family in our prayers.

Tom Roddy - June 20, 2021

Heartfelt condolences Margy.

Anne and Todd Sinclair - June 20, 2021

Sending sincere condolences to the Godawa family. Always loved our visits with Ed and Marg and family. Sending you love and strength at this time. Hugs to all ❤️

June and Gord Minifie - June 20, 2021

Condolences to his family.

Eva J L Ferguson - June 20, 2021

I am very glad to have had the opportunity to play cards with Ed. He was such a nice gentleman and very proud of his family. No doubt he will be missed by many friends.

Mike and Shawn Hall. - June 20, 2021

Sorry for your loss. He was a great guy!

Dixie & John Winkworth - June 20, 2021

Dear Marg & Family,Thinking of you all with sincere sympathy during your loss.May your memories provide comfort as you go forward.

Gloria McKay - June 20, 2021

Marg and Family; I am so sorry to hear of Ed's passing. My thoughts, prayers as well as virtual hugs go out to you all. He will be missed! Love Gloria(Hobart) McKay

Marlene Stothart - June 20, 2021

Margaret & family, my deepest condolences. Marlene

Cindy Jakobi - June 20, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Lynne Sine - June 20, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

lynne sine - June 20, 2021

So sorry to hear of Ed's passing. Remember the good times. He was a very nice man. Take care of yourself and lean on your children, they are a blessing. I will keep you all in my prayers. Lynne Sine.

carol Chapple - June 20, 2021

Sorry for your loss Best foreman I every had

Joan and Don Diminie and family - June 20, 2021

Marg, Julie, John, Chris, Paul and family: We were saddened to learn of Ed passing on, he was a dear friend. We will always cherish all the good memories and wonderful times we had together. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this difficult time. Joan, Don and family.

Patricia Perkin - June 20, 2021

I am thinking of you all during this difficult time. My prayers are with you.

Emma McGuire - June 20, 2021

Dear Marg, Julie, John, Chris and Paul, we are so sorry for your loss. Recalling so many fond memories of kind, gentle uncle Ed. He will be dearly missed. Lots of love to you all from Emma, Alex & Finn

Janice Dale - June 19, 2021

So sorry for your loss. . Thinking of you all at this difficult time . I didn't know Ed well ,but I remember his sense of humor and his love of storytelling. ❤

Aengus Finnan - June 19, 2021

Love to the entire family!

Ron & Betty Parks - June 19, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Terry Demill - June 19, 2021

Dear Marg. We are so sorry to hear about Ed’s passing. Our thoughts are with you and your family at this difficult time. Ann&Terry Demill

Kay MacCoubrey - June 19, 2021

Mr Godawa was always so happy for me to drop by with whatever four legged friend I had in my truck The times he could get a few words in when Marg would run in the house to grab something, I adored my conversations with him What an incredible human He will be missed

Neva Moore - June 19, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all.

Tracy and Scott Berry - June 19, 2021

Dear Marg, Julie, Maddie and families. Please accept our sympathies on the passing of a wonderful husband, dad and Grandfather. While we didn’t know him, we do know how important he was in your lives and that speaks volumes. We are thinking of you all and wish you peace for your aching hearts.

Barbara McGuire - June 19, 2021

Marg, Julie, John, Chris and Paul My best thoughts go out to you all. Uncle Ed was a treasure. His legacy of love and acceptance will flow through the generations that follow. Love and peace to you all

Dave Stothart - June 19, 2021

My deepest condolences John, Grace, Marg & families, may Ed "rest in peace" he will be missed by you all ... again my condolences!!!!

Joanne Dillon-McKay - June 19, 2021

Our condolences to Mrs. Godawa, Julie and the boys on the loss of Mr. Godawa. You are a very special family and we are thinking of you all during this sad time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Joanne & all the Dillon Family

Jim and Jamie West - June 19, 2021

Marg and family sorry to here of Ed's passing , Our thoughts are with you at this time .

Peter Schmitz - June 19, 2021

I remember a time, meeting Ed at the stop light at Divison Street and Veronica. We spoke to each other briefly, revving our engines, signalling for what was to come. Then the light changed to green and we were off. Ed won by about two car lengths. And I still wonder how he did that, winning? Our condolences to his family. Peter and Myra.

Mike Carleton - June 19, 2021

Dear Paul and family, I am sorry for the loss of your Dad. Wishing you all peace and many cherished memories at this difficult time.

Joseph A Folan - June 19, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Joe & Sharron Folan

Anne Jones - June 19, 2021

Marg I am so sorry to hear of Ed's passing. He will be remember in my prayers. Anne

Gayl Nelson - June 19, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Christ the Servant Church

Susan/Wayne Geurts - June 19, 2021

We were saddened by the passing of Ed. Wayne worked at General Foods and knew him well. Marg and family: please know that we are thinking of you. God Bless and keep you in His hands.

Mark & Kathy Gordon - June 19, 2021

Dear Marg, Julie, John, Chris and Paul. We are so sorry to hear of Ed's passing. He was such a wonderful loving family man. I am remembering with fondness the Cursillo days, and joining with you and Ed. We had some good times. God Bless and we are keeping you and your family in our prayers.

Susan & Dalt Spicer - June 19, 2021

Dear Marg, We were so sorry to hear of Ed's passing. May fond memories bring you strength as you navigate this sad time. Susan & Dalt

Jeanine Clarey - June 19, 2021

Dear Marg & Family So sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. Thinking of you during this sad time. Sincerely Jeanine & Paul clarey

Katie Kennedy (Emery) and family - June 19, 2021

We are so sorry for your loss. Mr. Godawa was always so kind and a delight to be around. We send our deepest condolences.

Sarah Williams and family - June 19, 2021

Our condolences to Marg, the whole family, and all Ed's friends on losing such an awesome partner, dad, grandpa, and all-around great guy. We really enjoyed our visits with Ed and Marg over the years, and the kids, David and I will remember him fondly, particularly for his gentle yet witty quips always delivered subtly with a twinkle in his eye.

Joe & Helen Godawa, Stanley & Marion Godawa, Julie Krupop, Helen Godawa Baxter - June 19, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Julia Reck - June 19, 2021

My deepest condolences to the family. Wishing strength and love. “Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity.” – Terri Guillemets

Gary and Doug - June 19, 2021

Chris and Adam, we are so sorry to hear of the passing of your father, Chris. We extend our sincere condolences to you and your family and are thinking of you at this difficult time. Gary and Doug

Judy Austin - June 19, 2021

To Marg & Family, so sorry to hear of Ed's passing, good times were had at cards, sending BIG hugs to you and your family.

Jack Rutherford - June 19, 2021

To Marg and family. So sorry to hear of Ed's passing . Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this difficult time. The kindness you had given us at our time of loss years ago will never be forgotten. May Ed rest in peace and the wonderful memories you have will help carry you through. Love to all Jack and family.

Karen Carson - June 19, 2021

Dear Paul, my deepest sympathies to you and your family. Your father sounds like a wonderful man. I wish I had the opportunity to meet him! Thinking of you all. KC

Kim Lifeso - June 19, 2021

Marg, Julie, John, Chris, Paul, and Madeleine, I'm so so sorry for your loss. I have so many sweet memories of Ed--there were so many card games and barbeques and Christmas parties shared between us. Thinking of you all and sending my condolences. --Kim

Nicola Crow - June 19, 2021

Dear Marg and Family: my thoughts and sadness are with you on the passing of Ed. I will always remember Ed as kind and supportive, willing to volunteer for a task at a moment's notice. Please accept my most sincere condolences. Nicola Crow

Danielle Kennedy - June 19, 2021

Dear Marg, I am so very sorry to hear about Ed. He was such a lovely person My thoughts are with you, and your family Sending you big hugs! Danielle

Steve Egan - June 19, 2021

Marg our thoughts are with you and your family. We lost a very good man.

Sharon Kearns - June 19, 2021

Dear Marg and family: Sincere condolences on the loss of your husband, father and grandfather. Sharon Kearns

sam majic - June 19, 2021

sorry to hear of Eds passing Marg He was a good guy

Joan Blaind - June 19, 2021

Dear Marg & family Thinking of you at this time. Please accept our condolences , Joan & Steve Blaind

Bob and Helen McCracken - June 18, 2021

Marg and family, sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. Thinking of you in this difficult time.

Kathy Foster - June 18, 2021

Julie, I’m so sorry to hear about your Dad’s passing. My thoughts are with you and your family at this difficult time. Kathy

Dan & Gail Pearson - June 18, 2021

Dear Marg and family we wish to express our sincere condolences on the passing of your husband and father. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you, Sincerely, Dan and Gail Pearson.

Alphoncine Mtui-Kajubili - June 18, 2021

Dear Christopher & Adam, My sincere condolences to you and family. May the memories you shared with your dad bring you comfort as you mourn his passing, and may God rest him in peace! -Alponcine

Kim and Tom Rudd - June 18, 2021

Marg, we are so sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. We are thinking of you during this difficult time. Take care of yourself. Kim and Tom

Margaret, Bernd & Karl vom Dorff - June 18, 2021

Dear Marg and family, deepest condolences on Ed’s passing. Your family was always warm and comforting during troubled times. You & Ed and your family have been special neighbours to us for many years. Wishing you much strength and unity during this difficult time. Sending love and prayers. - Margaret, Bernd and Karl

Lorraine Roberts - June 18, 2021

To Marg and Family: We are so sorry to hear of Ed's passing. Ed was a great person . We have many memories of Ed and Marg from the many years that Bob worked with him at Gaines. He always had a smile and a hello , how are you each time we met. You will be in our thoughts and prayers during this time of sorrow.

Art and Nancy Dalgarno - June 18, 2021

So very sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love, Art and Nancy.

Eric and Jo Carleton - June 18, 2021

Marg and family Our sincere condolences on the passing of Ed. Eric and Jo Carleton

Maurice&Pat Wellwood - June 18, 2021

Marg and family: So very sorry to hear about Ed’s passing.He loved his family.Cherish all the memories of your Dad, John we know you have many.Our thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family at this sad and difficult time. Maurice&Pat

Anita Gutteridge, Chuck Daigle - June 18, 2021

Dear Marg and family, Chuck and I are very sorry to hear of Ed's passing. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

Wayne and Cindy Milroy - June 18, 2021

Marg and family - we are very sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.

Therese & Barry May - June 18, 2021

Dear Marg & family. Our deepest sympathy on the passing of Ed. Thoughts and prayers with you all. Therese & Barry

Patricia Murphy - June 18, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Patricia Murphy - June 18, 2021

Marg and Family: I am so sorry for your loss of a dear husband, father and grandfather. What wonderful memories you have to treasure. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

mary hie - June 18, 2021

Marg I'm so sorry to hear about your husband's passing, sending condolences.

Forrest Rowden - June 18, 2021

Marg so sorry to hear about Ed. My family send our condolences to you and your family at this time. I will be making a donation in Ed's name to the hospital

Philippe Malouin - June 18, 2021

Mrs. Godawa, Chris, Paul and family....my condolences to you all

Carolyn Farrell - June 18, 2021

Marg and Family: Thinking of you at this very difficult time.

Sue Dolphin - June 18, 2021

Dear Marg, I was so sorry to hear Ed had passed away. I was always happy when he was my partner at cards - he was so patient with me. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Mary and Ian wilson - June 18, 2021

Marg and John, So sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. We are thinking of you at this very sad time.

Blaine Darling - June 18, 2021

Sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers go out to your family at this most difficult time.

George & Barb Lawrence - June 18, 2021

Dear Marg and family. Our condolences at this very difficult time. Treasure the memories.

Louise Baxter - June 18, 2021

Dear Marg and family. I'm sending my deepest sympathy at this very painful time, and for the days ahead. Bryan and I always had respect Ed and his quiet ways. I will be thinking of you in the days ahead. Louise.

Carol Mann Weir - June 18, 2021

Marg & Family Sorry to hear of your loss. Remember and share all the wonderful memories you have of your husband/dad. He shall live on in your hearts forever. My thoughts are with you all. Carol Mann Weir

Barb and Ron Swallow - June 18, 2021

MARG and family: So sorry to read of Ed’s passing- a treasured husband and father and grandfather. Our sincere sympathy. Barn and Ron Swallow

Virginia Scrimgeour - June 18, 2021

Dear Julie and Madeleine My thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless your family during this time of sorrow. Virginia

Greg (Yogi) Daniel - June 18, 2021

Mrs. Godawa, John and family....my condolences to you all. Thoughts and prayers at this time.

Mary Henderson - June 18, 2021

Hi Julie No words now will help, but love to you and your Mother, brothers and all your family. Thinking of you and I am sorry that I am so far away. My thoughts and prayers are with you all Love Mary

Simone Bryan - June 18, 2021

Marg I’m so sorry to hear of Ed’s death. My thoughts are with you and all the family. Sincerely Simone Bryan

Devin Pearson - June 18, 2021

Dear Marg, Paul, Julie, John, Christopher and families, I’m saddened to learn of the passing of such a wonderful father, husband and grandfather. I have many fond memories of Ed and how much family meant to him. The warmth and welcoming home you shared will never be forgotten. I hope you have many cherished memories to reflect upon. Please accept my sincerest condolences. You will all be kept in our thoughts and prayers during this time. Devin Pearson and Family.

Pat and Bob Barker - June 18, 2021

Marg and family We are very sorry for your loss. We will keep you all in our thoughts Pat & Bob

Tracy Gifford - June 18, 2021

My sincere sympathy on your loss, Marg and family.

Bart Mann - June 18, 2021

So very sorry to hear of the loss of Ed. Our family sends heartfelt condolences to the Godawa family. Ed loved life and his family. May the memories you have of him be a blessing at this time.

Alma and George Beston - June 18, 2021

Dear Marg and Family, We are so sorry to learn of Ed’s passing. After such a long married life he will be deeply missed by each one of you but especially you Marg. The peace of Christ is with you as well as our deep respect and sympathy.

Gary Walters - June 18, 2021

Our deepest condolences ,The Walters Family

Lori Baldini - June 18, 2021

So sorry for your loss.

Sheryl (Ferguson) Walt and Family - June 18, 2021

Marg, Julie, John, Chris, Paul: Our deepest condolences to all of you on the loss of a wonderful husband and father. My goodness, you were blessed! The kindest and humblest of souls who always loved to make everyone around him laugh. A remarkable man who left an impression on everyone. I am so terribly sorry and I pray the memories you hold dear to your heart help you as you navigate the coming days and beyond.

Martha Stewart - June 18, 2021

Dear John sorry to see that your Dad has died ,please accept my condolences to you and your family 🙏🏻

Laura & Rene Roberge - June 18, 2021

So very sorry for your loss

carol ouellette - June 18, 2021

Marg I am so sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and your family. Carol Ouellette

Penny Beebe - June 18, 2021

Marg - My condolences. Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.

Brigitte Rowe - June 18, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss. Brigitte Rowe

Helen Ann Parker - June 18, 2021

Marg and Family, I am so,so sorry to learn of Ed's passing. He was a great person and always enjoyed his company. I believe the last time you and I visited was under the same curcumstances. I know you are a strong person and will get through this but if you need to chat just phone me. My deepest sympathy to you and the family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Wayne McVeen - June 18, 2021

I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Ed. Both of you have been good friends over the years. Remembering some of our camping days. Ed was my shift partner for quite a few years at General Foods. Time passes so fast but memories last.

Bill and Carmel Scott - June 18, 2021

Marg, Julie, John, Chris and Paul. As life long friends of the family, please accept our sincerest condolences. Ed was a good man with a kind heart. I hope he is enjoying all the rewards of Heaven. Cherish the memories and smile through the pain when you think of him. Bill and Carm.

Dave Atkinson - June 18, 2021

To Ed,s family, I was a young man when I started at General Foods .Ed was my first foreman and he new his job I enjoyed working with Ed ,may he now Rest In Peace

Lois Burnett - June 18, 2021

Dear Marg and family So sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. He was always such a warm and friendly neighbour and friend and he will be missed by many. Thinking of you at this sad time.

Mary and Cec Henry - June 18, 2021

Dear Marg and family. So sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. We will be keeping you and all your family in our thoughts and prayers.. Cherish all your special memories.. RIP Ed🙏

Donna Forster - June 18, 2021

So sorry to hear of Ed's passing. May his memory be a blessing to all those who knew and loved him.

Brenda Dowler - June 18, 2021

Dear Marg and John, So sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. It was great fun playing Bid Euchre at the CCC with you Marg and Ed. My dearest condolences.

Sandy Burge - June 18, 2021

So very sorry for your loss Marg & family. Thinking of you at this difficult time .

Tim Post - June 18, 2021

Sincerest condolences, Marg

Duane & Rick Hoffman - June 18, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Mike & Kim Behan & family - June 18, 2021

We are so sorry loss. Ed was such a lovely man. Love and prayers to you all.

Jennifer LeBlanc - June 18, 2021

My thoughts and condolences go out to all of you. Ed will be greatly missed.

Catherine Vout Martin - June 18, 2021

So sorry to hear of Ed's passing. Condolences to you and your family.

Bertha Hodges - June 18, 2021

Marg & Family Thinking of you all at this time.

Robert & Susan. Clement - June 18, 2021

Marg and family our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time. Ed was an Honorary Life Member of the K of C Council 1970 and his help at receptions will be missed. Bob & Susan Clement

Robert & Susan. Clement - June 18, 2021

Marg and family our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time. Ed was an Honorary Life Member of the K of C Council 1970 and his help at receptions will be missed. Bob & Susan Clement

Louise and Chris Calnan - June 18, 2021

Marg - so sorry to read this. We are thinking about you and your family during this time. Sending prayers and hugs. Louise

Nancy Abraham - June 18, 2021

Condolences John to you and your family with the passing of your dad.

Edward Cachia - June 18, 2021

Dear Margaret.....so sorry to hear that Ed has passed away....May he rest in peace. Janina and myself want to send you and all the family our deepest sympathy. May you find strength and courage as you grief the loss. Janina and Father Ed.

Debbie Atanasoff - June 18, 2021

Dear Marg & family so very sorry about Ed’s passing he will be missed my thoughts and prayers are with you

Brenda Cochrane - June 18, 2021

Dear Marg, Julie, John, Chris and Paul -What a wonderful adventure being next door neighbours of the Godawa’s. You never wanted for anything. If they had it, it was yours if you needed it. With gratitude for your friendship. Ed will be missed but has left so many wonderful memories. Rest In Peace, Ed.

Katherine Cole - June 18, 2021

Condolences to the Godawa Family. Ed will be missed by many. Will keep him in my prayers. Katherine Cole

Carol Ann Heffernan - June 18, 2021

Dear Marg and family, Our deepest condolences on hearing of Ed’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. Sincerely, Tom & CarolAnn

DonnaJohnson - June 18, 2021

Marg I'm so sorry to hear of Ed's passing. My heart goes out to you and your family. My Bob's been gone for four and a half years . It takes time to accept and I still haven't. I'm glad you have lots of famiĺy to be there for you. You are in my prayers.

Jane McIvor - June 18, 2021

Our deepest condolences to you Marg and your family. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Jane and Bill

Nancy Thackeray - June 18, 2021

Oh Marg I’m so sorry to hear this sad news, Ed was such a dear man and I was happy to call him my friend. Thinking of you at this very sad time..❤️

Gary Dunn - June 18, 2021

Our sincere condolences to the Godawa family.Spent many years working with Ed at GF. in the Gaines area.RIP Gary

Ron and Linda Flindall - June 18, 2021

Dear Marg, we were sorry to hear of the loss of Ed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time. Sincerely Ron and Linda

Sharon Lynn-Weese - June 18, 2021

So sorry to family and friends for your loss. I worked with Ed at Gaines Pet Foods as a College student and he was warm and friendly to me and always had a big smile. Our families have known each other for many years. Sending condolences and hugs.

Don & Margaret Shaughnessy - June 18, 2021

To Marg and family. We are sorry to hear of Ed's passing. Our prayers are with you. Good neighbours are hard to find and the Godawas were one of those. Be brave.

Karen Marshall - June 18, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you. Karen Marshall

Scott Tuttle - June 18, 2021

I would like to send my condolences to the family. Ed was the best foreman I ever had, he would work along side you at any given time in any situation...team effort was his motto, and he always said Hi!! May he rest in peace.