She was born February 24th, 1927 to the late Joseph and Helen Melnicsak in Stratford, CT.
Eleanor was a long time employee of the Armstrong Rubber Company where she worked as an engineer and draftsperson.
Eleanor was the wife of the late Richard Goodwin. Eleanor was the mother and guardian to Richard C. Goodwin Jr. (Doreen) of Orange, Donna Amento (Bob) of North Branford, Wayne Goodwin (Donna) of West Haven and Thomas Goodwin (Sandy) of Bethany.
She also is survived by her eight grandchildren; Nicole, Margaret, Diane, Crystal, Richie, Chris, Wilson, Skye and two nieces, Nancy and Lisa Melnicsak.
Eleanor was predeceased by her two brothers Joseph and Arthur Melnicsak.
A Prayer Service will be held on Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 at 7:30 PM, at Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad Street, Milford, CT. Interment will be private.
Friends and family may call on Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 from 5-8 PM at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad Street, Milford, CT.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Connecticut Humane Society, 701 Russell Road Newington, CT 06111.
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