Charles P Goody, October 21, 2018

By Obit Messenger

Charles P. Goody, 87, died peacefully on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Saratoga Hospital. Charles was born in Schenectady, NY on 10/31/30. He was the son of A. Peter Goody and Hannah Cline Goody. He was predeceased by his parents and daughters, Pamela Cirilli and Barbara Caulfield and also his grandson, Christopher Goody. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Delores Schroder Goody of Saratoga Springs, New York; sons, Paul (Kate) Goody of Charlton, New York and Bruce (Carol) Goody of Queensbury, New York and his grandchildren, Bryan (Kimberlee) Goody of Salt Lake City, Utah, Peter Goody of New York, New York, Elizabeth Goody of New York, New York, Amanda Cirilli of Buffalo, New York, William Goody of Killington, Vermont, and John Charles Cirilli of Nanuet, New York. He also leaves his brother, James W. Goody of Andover, New Hampshire; his brother-in-law, E. Hank Schroder of Spring Lake, New Jersey; his sister-in-law, Marilyn Lane of Albuquerque, New Mexico and son- in-law, John P. Cirilli of Nanuet, New York and several nieces and nephews. Charles was a graduate of WH Lynch High School in Amsterdam, NY and from Union College in Schenectady, New York. He was employed for 53 years at General Electric Research and Development as a Mechanical Engineer. He helped develop the early MRI’s. He was a volunteer fireman for the Jonesville and Rexford Fire Departments which he was passionate about. He was a member of Shenendehowa Methodist Church for 58 years and active in local Boy Scout Troops. He volunteered for Captain in Clifton Park. His hobbies included Western Square Dancing, camping, hiking and traveling, including several mission trips. A memorial service was held at Shenendehowa Methodist Church, 971 RT 146, Clifton Park, NY on Saturday, October 27th at 2PM. Charles gifted his body to the Albany Medical College Anatomical Program. If you wish, donations may be made to Shenendehowa Methodist Church, or the Jonesville or Rexford Fire Departments. The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at Saratoga Hospital for their loving care.