Mildred E (Bush) Godfrey -- Lincoln

Lincoln – Mildred E. (Bush) Godfrey, 96, of Front Street died Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at Mount St. Rita’s Health Centre, Cumberland. She was the wife of the late Melvin J. Godfrey.

Born in Brooklyn, NY, a daughter of the late George S. and Rosina (Norris) Bush, she had lived in Lincoln for the past 40 years.

Mrs. Godfrey was an executive secretary in the insurance industry before retiring.

A long-time member of Four Corners Community Chapel in Cumberland, she was the co-founder of its women’s group, a former trustee, and member of the choir for many years. She was a member and former President of the Pawtucket Women’s Club and a member of St. John Vianney Seniors.

She is survived by her son, John A. Godfrey of Attleboro, MA; her nephew, George S. Bush and his wife, Carol of East Providence; her cousins, Everett Knell and his wife, Joanne, Barbara Meader and her husband, Charles and Ruth Lauranzano; and her extended family, Jane Erskine, Diane and Sophie Kisseberth, Susan Czekalski, William and Madeline Caldwell, Carolyn and David Williamson, Carolyn Murphy, Jean Davis, Arthur DiFillipo, Maria Ervin and Pastor Jeff Craw. She was the sister of the late George E. Bush.

Her Memorial Service will be held THURSDAY, JANUARY 31 at 7:30 P.M. in Four Corners Community Chapel, 200 Angell Road, Cumberland. Her burial will be private in Diamond Hill Cemetery, Cumberland.

Calling Hours are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Godfrey’s memory to Mount St. Rita’s Health Centre, 15 Sumner Brown Road, Cumberland, RI 02864 would be appreciated. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit

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Reported: 01/25/13 (Show all obituaries for this day)

By: Bellows Funeral Chapel (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)

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