Theodore Goodreau, 87

Jul 28, 2020

Theodore Goodreau, 87, of West Wareham, died Monday, July 27, 2020 at Wareham Healthcare Center after a long illness. He was the husband of Louise (Parker) Goodreau.

Born in Middleboro, he was the son of the late Theodore H. and Audrie (Birdsall) Goodreau. Mr. Goodreau worked in the maintenance department for National Grid in Brockton for many years.

Mr. Goodreau served in the U.S. Army during the Korean war and was held as a prisoner of war by North Korea. He was a member of the American Legion Post # 220 in Wareham.

He enjoyed collecting coins, stamps and paperweights and was a handyman who enjoyed fixing things.

Survivors include his wife; his children, Diane Lawrence of Raynham, Laurie Strang of Franklin, Steven Strang of W. Wareham, Robert Fredrickson of Halifax, Joyce Dowling of Little River, SC; Cliff Goodreau and his wife Jerry of Norton, Theodore Goodreau and his wife Jean of Raynham, James Goodreau and his wife Anne of Bridgewater, and Rachel Goodreau of Milford; his siblings, John Goodreau of Carver, Arthur Goodreau of Levenston, OK, and Georgia Reynolds of W. Wareham, Barbara Murphy of MO.  He was predeceased by his son, the late Blaine Goodreau; his sister, the late Jean Crapo, and his brother, the late James Goodreau.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, his funeral service at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home in Wareham will be by invitation only. All are invited to meet at the Mass. National Cemetery, Connery Ave., Bourne on Mon., August 3, 2020 at 12:45 PM.    (Appropriate COVID-19 protocol will be observed including the use of face masks and social distancing.) 

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675. For directions and on-line guestbook visit: