GODDEN: Alastair John

GODDEN: Alastair John-  It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we announce the death of Alastair John Godden artist, sculptor and painter who passed away in his sleep on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at the Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe with his loving family by his side. Alec leaves behind his loving wife Cathie, dear daughter Faith and son Rory. A J was a larger than life character, a great artist, and a genius of a man who will be dearly missed by everyone he touched and by all that had the pleasure to know him. A celebration of life will be held later. SOUTH COAST FUNERAL & CREMATION ALTERNATIVES INC. 71 Norfolk Street North, Simcoe (519) 426-5102 in care of arrangements. On line condolences at www.southcoastfuneralservice.com

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  1. Pat and Al Rickard
    Pat and Al Rickard says:

    Alec was a very talented artist and a wonderful man. We enjoyed Alec’s humour and comments on life. I have very fond memories of Alec joining our family for evening meals and keeping us all entertained. We will miss him greatly. We send our deepest sympathy and condolences to the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We know that you will miss Alec so very much.
    Pat and Al Rickard.

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  2. Joyce Lloyd-Osborne
    Joyce Lloyd-Osborne says:

    Cathie & family
    so sorry to hear of Alec’s passing. I will always remember his paintings, sculptures and also the goblets he made for me and the painting of my first born daughter and myself. He was a great man and will always be in our thoughts.
    Deepest sympathy to you & your family

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  3. Nicholas
    Nicholas says:

    I had the pleasure of working for A.J. Godden from 1993 until his retirement in 2015, and I swear those were the most enjoyable years of my life. Alec Godden was born a creative genius and anyone that owns one of his creations will testify to this statement, but they were also lucky, as was I, to meet one of the funniest people in their lives. I never saw anyone leave AJ’s studio work shop that was not laughing, almost to tears, on their departure. The world is a sadder place without Alastair John Godden, He was sorrowfully missed before he even left. NicholasEdwardOBrien.ca posted by TheOBrienFamily.ca with Love and Respect Luba &Nicholas

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