Anna Patricia (Palazzola) Goodnow
WEST CORNWALL — Anna Patricia (Palazzola) Goodnow, 97, of Wright Hill Road, formerly of Nokomis, Fla., and Falls Village, died Jan. 8, 2012, at Sharon Hospital. She was the widow of Charles E. Goodnow. Anna was born Oct. 26, 1914, in Boston, Mass., the daughter of the late Antonia (Bindella) and Francis Palazzola.Anna worked as a cook. She was employed at the Institute of World Affairs in Taconic and later at the Lee H. Kellogg School in Falls Village. Always active, Anna was a member of the Falls Village Grange 204, a charter member and secretary of the Falls Village Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, a past member of the Daughter’s of Isabella of St. Joseph’s Church in North Canaan, president and member of the Falls Village Mother’s Club and a member of the Lime Rock Women’s Association. She also was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Mission Church in Falls Village and taught CCD classes at St. Patrick’s. Anna was a member of the Falls Village PTA and the Red Hat Society of Nokomis.She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Thibault, and her son-in-law, Fred Thibault, of West Cornwall, with whom she had been living for the past four years. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, Debra, Peter, Lynn, Christine, David, Cheryl, Mark, Scott, Steven and Pam; 11 great-grandchildren, Ariana, Nicholas, Stephanie, Annie, Leon, Greg, Scott, Adam, Kelsey, Morgan and Joseph; and three great-great-grandchildren, Lillian, Ellanor and Charlie. Anna was predeceased by her daughters, Barbara Goodnow Kelsey and Joyce Marie Goodnow; and her sister, Josephine M. Murch.Calling hours will be held Saturday, Jan.14, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Newkirk-Palmer Funeral Home in North Canaan.Funeral services will follow at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Grassy Hill Cemetery in Falls Village. Memorial donations may be sent in Anna’s memory to the Falls Village Scholarship Fund, care of Linda Paviol Town Treasurer, PO Box 47, Falls Village, CT 06031-0047.