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BEDFORD, NH - Marrian Cerqua Goodhue, 85, went to join the Lord and rejoin other members of her family, as she passed away peacefully on December 24, 2017, at the Bedford Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bedford, N.H.
Marrian was born in Melrose Park, Ill., on August 3, 1932, as the fifth-born child of the seven children of Domenico (Dominic) Cerqua and Michelina Petracci Cerqua.
Marrian was married to her loving husband, Donald L. Goodhue, for 41 years, until his passing on September 27, 1996. Marrian is survived by her two sons, Larry Donald Goodhue and his wife, Patricia of Bedford, N.H., and Kenneth Richard Goodhue and his wife, Barbara of Westford, Mass. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Tyler Goodhue and his wife, Christine of Keene, N.H., Emilee Goodhue of Manchester, N.H., and Donald Goodhue of Westford, Mass. Marrian was also blessed to have received her first and only great-grandchild, Damon Chiyong Goodhue, in July of 2017. Marrian is also survived by her sisters-in-law, Lena Goodhue and Judy Hayes, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Marrian was preceded in death by her parents, Domenico and Michelina; her four brothers, Joseph, Angelo, Armando and Louis, her sister Frances Neely; and her deceased infant sister, Francesca Cerqua; as well as her siblings from her mother's first marriage - three half-brothers, Frank, Ralph and Victor, and half-sister, Laura.
Relatives and friends of Marrian and her family are invited to her visitation on Friday, January 5, 2018, from 2 until 4 p.m. and 7 until 9 p.m. at the Farwell Funeral Home, 18 Lock Street, Nashua, NH. She will be honored in a funeral Mass at the St. Luke the Evangelist Parish at Holy Angels Church, 8 Atkinson Depot Road, Plaistow, NH, on Saturday January 6, 2018, at 10 a.m.s, her sister Frances Neely, and her deceased infant sister Francesca Cerqua, as well as her siblings from her mother's first marriage; three half-brothers, Frank, Ralph and Victor, and half-sister Laura.

Relatives and friends of Marrian and her family are invited to her visitation on Friday January 5, 2018 from 2 until 4 p.m. and 7 until 9 p.m. at the Farwell Funeral Home, 18 Lock Street, Nashua, NH. She will be honored in a funeral mass at the St. Luke the Evangelist Parish at Holy Angels Church, 8 Atkinson Depot Road, Plaistow, NH on Saturday January 6, 2018 at 10 a.m.
Published on December 29, 2017
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