September 5, 1945 – October 26, 2018
Donald Goulet, 73 of East Hartford, CT., passed away on Oct. 26, 2018 at St. Francis Hospital with family by his side. Donald was born on Sept. 5, 1945 in Coaticook, Quebec Canada to the late parents Francois and Cecile (Bureau) Goulet. Donald was a real estate broker and investor in his hometown of East Hartford. He was a lifelong resident of East Hartford. Don married Monique (Foucher) in October 1964 and they made their home in East Hartford, CT. Don was a devoted husband of Monique for 54 years and father of 4 who cherished spending time with his family. He had a great sense of humor and always had to be the comedian in every crowd. He was loved by so many and always tried making everyone laugh and smile. He was a lifetime member of the French Club and the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed playing/watching hockey, playing cards and going to the casinos. He will be most remembered for being a loving family man and for all his leadership and devotion in the community and programs that he belonged to. In addition to his wife Monique, he is survived and will be dearly missed by his daughters Sylvie and her husband Roland Lestage, Linda and her husband Juan Carac Ixtos both from East Hartford and his sons Steven and his wife Jennifer (Pawlus) of South Windsor and Robert Goulet of East Hartford and 6 grandchildren, Jessica, Luke, Matthew, Jason, Robbie and Eric and 5 great-grandchildren Mariah, Jaydell, Jake, Blake and Spencer. He also leaves his sister Lisette and her husband Jean Guy Hebert, many nieces and nephews and dear friends. You are invited to visit the family and pay your respects to Donald on Saturday November 3, 2018 from 9:00am to 12:00pm at Newkirk and Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Avenue, East Hartford, CT 06108. Memorial/Funeral Home Service will be following from 12:00pm to 1:00pm at Newkirk and Whitney Funeral Home. Burial will be at a later date. To sign the online guestbook go to www.newkirkandwhitney.com
- Francois and Cecile (Bureau) Goulet, Parents
- Monique Goulet, Wife
- Sylvie and her husband Roland Lestage, Daughter
- Linda and her husband Juan Carac Ixtos, Daughter
- Steven and his wife Jennifer (Pawlus) Goulet, Son
- Robert Goulet, Son
- Jessica, Luke, Matthew, Jason, Robbie and Eric, Grandchildren
- Mariah, Jaydell, Jake, Blake and Spencer, Great Grandchildren
- Lisette and her husband Jean Guy Hebert, Sister
- Calling Hours Saturday, November 3, 2018
- Funeral Home Service Saturday, November 3, 2018
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November 8, 2018
Such a great man my mom rented a apartment in 509 burnside ave apt B1 East Hartford CT 06108 my condolences to the family god bless yah all
November 4, 2018
Thinking of you. My sympathy to you all.
November 3, 2018
My deepest sympathy for the family and friends of my wonderful cousin, Donald! Much too young but great memories to cherish. Love you all and will pray for healing from your loss.
Christiane and Jacques Belanger
November 3, 2018
Monique and family
Jacques and I are so sorry to hear about Donald's passing. It was always a pleasure to see him at our family tag sales. You are in our thoughts and prayers. He is at peace and we will forever remember him in our hearts.
November 1, 2018
To the Goulet Family
Don was an amazing teammate with the Nutmeg Rerun and Team Buzzard Hockey Teams. He was always there to convert a pass to a goal and to give a pass to an open player. He kept us in laughter through wins and losses, home games, locker rooms, and far away tournaments. He loved his wife dearly, his children immensely, and I am sure he spoiled those grandchildren. I personally enjoyed his conversations at breakfast, his search for a second doughnut, and his positive approach to all problems of the day!
God Bless him for the gift of life that he shared with us all. It was all good memories.
October 31, 2018
The entire Wujek family expresses our condolences on the loss of Donald, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Sincerely Chris, Mark, Joseph and Donna