Nancy Joyce (Fury) Goudreau, 79, of Effingham, NH, passed away on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 with her family by her side.
Nancy was born on August 24, 1941 to James and Rita Fury of Pawtucket, RI. She attended Sacred Heart High School, Katherine Gibbs School and Bryant College.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Ralph J. Goudreau, son Ralph Jr. of Providence RI, daughter Beth Deinert, son in-law Keith Deinert and grandsons Rory and Brody Deinert, all of Jamestown RI. She is also survived by her sisters Janet Quirk of Port Charlotte FL, Kathy Forant of Pawtucket RI, and Linda Couture of Sun City FL.
In her years residing in Smithfield RI, Nancy was an active member of St. Michael's Parish, and was a CCD teacher there. She also participated in reading mentor programs for young students.
She was employed for many years at Kenneth Castellucci & Associates, in Lincoln, followed by working in Portfolio Management Services at U.S. Trust-Private Bank in Providence, RI, retiring in 2007.
Nancy loved gardening, as well as cooking and entertaining for family and friends.
She was an avid runner, often traveling to participate in charity events. She later discovered a new passion, golfing, and enjoying playing at many locations. A cherished memory was playing the Old Course at St. Andrews in Scotland, with her husband and close friends, to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.
Nancy will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, friend and caregiver by all who knew her.
A memorial service will be held at a future date. Contributions in Nancy's name would be appreciated to: Central New Hampshire VNA and Hospice, 645 S. Main Street, Wolfeboro, NH 03894. or visit, www.centralvna.org, for more information.