Revealed: 3/5/2021 3:00:23 AM
Modified: 3/5/2021 3:00:20 AM
WHITE RIVER JCT., VT — Dayle (Peterson) Goddard, 89, died Sunday February 28, 2021 at Valley Terrace Assisted Residing in White River Junction, VT, with household by her aspect. Dayle might be remembered for her stunning smile, dedication to serving to others, love of music, artwork, tennis and most of all household.
She was born December 4, 1931, the daughter of Helen (Sundquist) Naked and F. Norman Peterson in Harmony, Massachusetts and attended Harmony Academy (class of 1950, Harmony MA), Connecticut School (New London, CT) and Simmons College (Boston, MA). She left Simmons and married Edwin M. Goddard on June 3, 1952. The couple lived in New York Metropolis after which in Horseheads, NY. The household later moved to New Jersey, first in Paramus after which to Ridgewood the place they lived for practically six a long time. Dayle devoted her life to serving to others, together with volunteering at The Valley Hospital (Ridgewood, NJ), appearing as a Woman Scout chief, working as a League of Girls Voters of Ridgewood member, and serving as an ombudsman at Ridgewood-area expert nursing amenities. In 1965, Dayle started her thirty-year affiliation with Social Service Affiliation of Ridgewood, beginning because the Junior Lady’s Membership consultant, and serving as a board member for a few years, the President for 4 years and because the Govt Director for twenty years earlier than retiring in 1996. She moved to Valley Terrace in White River Junction in 2017, dwelling there with Ed till he predeceased her in November 2018.
Dayle performed the piano for a few years and cherished music, significantly having fun with attending the symphony and opera. She loved taking part in tennis and paddle tennis as a member of the Higher Ridgewood Tennis Membership and attended numerous New York Giants video games with Ed as a season ticket holder for 40 years. She cherished horses and was typically seen on her horse, Taffy, when she was rising up. She additionally cherished spending time on the water, particularly crusing and swimming on household holidays to Fireplace Island (NY), Cape Cod (MA) and Maine.
She leaves daughters Sharon Goddard White (David) of Cambridge, MA and Beth Lengthy (Brett) of Quechee, VT; son David R. Goddard of Boston, MA; grandchildren Cathy (Ajay), Jessica, Nicole, Steve, Garrett (Melinda) and Jack; nice grandchildren Penny, Tucker, Callie and Harper; and plenty of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by Ed and a brother Wayne Peterson.
Condolences to Dayle’s household could also be made in a web based guestbook at www.knightfuneralhomes.com. As a result of COVID, there isn’t any service deliberate presently.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in her reminiscence could also be made to the Social Service Affiliation of Ridgewood, 6 Station Plaza, Ridgewood, NJ 07450 or at ssaridgewood.org