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“So sorry to hear of the passing of your dad we will be thinking of you we will not be able to attend we are still in Florida Lots of love to all...Read More »
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“To Denis and Michael, I am so very very sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. May he rest in peace and may good memories of him help you through...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Kerri Egan - Chelmsford, MA

“My deepest sympathies to the family during this difficult time. He is reunited with Aunt Marie which he loved so much. I feel cherish the time I...Read More »
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“Sincere condolences to the family.from aunt Lorraine and cousin Leo-Paul ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Leo-Paul Goguen - Cocagne

“Dear Cindy, Mike, Lucas and Brooke:He lived a long life - and that, in of itself, is a blessing for you and your family.He served many roles...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Robert, Colleen, Robbie and Meaghan McCabe - MA

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Mr. Henry G. Goguen, of Waltham, died on Friday, April 20, 2018 in Newton-Wellesley Hospital after a short illness. He was 94.

Born on September 30, 1923 in Cocagne, New Brunswick, Canada he was a son of the late Levi and Priscilla (Cormier) Goguen. He married Marie S. Boudreau on October 8, 1956 in Saint Anna's Church and later that same year they immigrated to the United States settling in Waltham. After an eight year struggle with Alzheimer's disease Marie died July 18, 2010.

As a self-employed painter he owned and operated Henry G. Goguen Co. for over twenty years before working in the same profession with Local #35 Painters Union for over ten years before enjoying retirement in 1991.

Henry and Marie would look forward to their many trips 'home' to Canada to visit with many family and friends. He had a talent and passion for gardening and was a New England sports enthusiast and enjoyed salt water fishing.

He leaves his children, Gisele Domurat and her husband, Frank, of Richmond, Virginia, Denis Goguen and his wife, Rose Marie, of Waltham, Michael Goguen and his wife, Cindy, of Northborough and Robert Goguen and his wife, Valerie of Waltham; his grandchildren, Justin and Nathan (Katie) Domurat, Monique, Erik, Leigh-Ann, Lucas and Brooke Goguen; his siblings, Lionel Goguen (Dorine) of Cocagne, N.B., Canada, Phillippe Goguen (Marie) of Gardner, Louise Cormier of Waltham, Carmeline Bourque, Aline Bourque (Ulysse), all of Cocagne, N.B.,Canada; his sisters-in-law, Claira Goguen of Grand Dique, N.B., Canada and Florence Goguen of Fitchburg; also survived by many nieces & nephews. He is predeceased by his brothers, Yvon and Aurele Goguen and brothers-in-law Leo Cormier and Aquila Bourque.

Family and friends will honor and remember Henry's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Thursday, April 26th from 4 – 8 p.m. and again at 10 a.m. on Friday morning before leaving in procession to Sacred Heart Church, 311 River Street, Waltham where his Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.

Memorials in his name may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452 or Sacred Heart Church, 311 River Street, Waltham, MA 02453.

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