Carl R. Godfrey

November 19, 1924October 13, 2012

Funeral services for Carl R. Godfrey, age 87 of County Route 28 Ogdensburg will be held Tuesday (Oct 16, 2012) at 10:00am at St. Mary’s Cathedral, with Rev. Joseph Morgan officiating. Burial will follow the service at Brick Chapel Cemetery in Canton.

Calling hours will be held on Monday (Oct 15, 2012) from 3-7pm at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home. Mr. Godfrey passed away Saturday (Oct 13) at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center surrounded by his family.

Surviving are three daughters Mrs. Michael (Judy) Armano of Ogdensburg, Mrs. Pierre (Joan) Bond of Brasher Falls, Mrs. Brian (Sharon) Murray of Lisbon; six grandchildren Jill Cartagena & her husband Mark of Ogdensburg, Michele French & her companion Dustin Richer of Ogdensburg, Brandon Murray of Lisbon, Sean Carty & his wife Alyssa of Boston, MA, Megan Coughlin of Brasher Falls, Josh Bond of Brasher Falls; six great-grandchildren Kaylee & Taylor Richer, Brice Carty, Cole, Tanner & Grace Coughlin and many nieces, nephews & cousins.

Carl was predeceased by his wife Betty, two sisters Anita Dailey and June See and a brother Raymond Godfrey.

He was born on November 19, 1924 in Watertown, NY a son of Willard & Ethel (Hitchcock) Godfrey. He married Elizabeth M. Lalone on Sept 9, 1950 and worked at ACCO International for many years as a tool and die maker. He retired in 1985.

Carl was a member of the Ogdensburg Elks Lodge B.O.P.E 772, and enjoyed deer hunting, fishing, golfing and spending time with his family. Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley, 6805 U.S. 11, Potsdam, NY 13676. Condolences can also be shared at


  • Calling Hours Monday, October 15, 2012
  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Carl R. Godfrey

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July 2, 2013

sending u hugs papa miss ya and love ya megan

October 17, 2012

Thinking about you and your family Joannie........... Your Dad was always so quiet and accepting of our teenage anticts..... Dawn & family(Philadelphia,Pa)

October 16, 2012

Well Dad peace has finally came.... You left us with many fond memories and someday we will all be united again Love ya !!!!!! Joan and Pete

October 16, 2012

Joan and family, so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this diffucult time. We are here for you should you need anything. Sincerely, Jim and Sherri Love

Michele Skidds

October 15, 2012

So sorry to hear of your father's passing.God bless you all.


October 15, 2012

Rest in peace Papa. We're sure gonna miss you. give Nanny hugs and kisses for us.

Love Michele, Dusty, Kaylee and Taylor

Judy & Mike

October 14, 2012

Going to miss you Papa. I will have a beer for you and there will always be one waiting for you in the fridge.

Love', Judy & Mike

October 14, 2012

Joan, Judy, Sharon and families,
Sorry to hear about your father. Thinking of all of you at this difficult time.

Renee Robinson(Lisbon,NY)

Roberta (and Jack) Greene

October 14, 2012

Sending lots of love and prayers to you all. Papa was a great guy! He always brought a smile to my face! May he rest in peace. Much love.

jim&fern carty

October 14, 2012

sharon, judy, joanie, so sorry to hear of your father's passing, our thoughts ard prayers are with you in the difficult days ahead.jim&fern carty