STURBRIDGE — Natalie J. (Becia) Goudreau, 84, of Main St., passed away on Sunday, July 14, in her home surrounded by family after a long illness.
Her husband of 67 years, Donald R. Goudreau, passed away November 4 of last year. She leaves her daughter, Gale M. Wightman and her husband Bennett of Holland; her son, Glen D. Goudreau of Southbridge; her five grandchildren, Sebastian Vallee, Gabrielle Goudreau, Vanessa (Vallee) DeLuca and her husband Brandon, Grant Goudreau and Olivia Goudreau; and her two great grandchildren, Logan DeLuca and Vivian DeLuca. She was predeceased by two brothers, George Becia and Pete Becia and two sisters, Lena LaFortune and Annette LaCoille. She was born in North Grosvenordale, Conn., the daughter of George and Flora (LaFlamme) Becia.
Natalie was an Interior Design Consultant for many years before retiring. She previously was a hairdresser and worked at Lena’s Charm Studio in Southbridge. She had a passion for decorating and enjoying the outdoors. Natalie’s greatest joy in life was her family. She was the family matriarch and was always concerned for everyone’s wellbeing.
A graveside service for Natalie and her husband Donald will be held on Monday, July 22, at 10:30 a.m. in the Old Notre Dame Cemetery, Charlton St., Southbridge. There are no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waveley Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452.
The Daniel T. Morrill Funeral Home, 130 Hamilton St., Southbridge, is directing arrangements.