Mary E. Godlove, 87

SEPT. 8, 1924-JULY 13, 2012

July 16, 2012

Mary Eleanor Colarusso Godlove, 87, of Williamsport, Md., passed away Friday, July 13, 2012, at her home.

Born Monday, Sept. 8, 1924, in Monongah, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Anthony Colarusso and the late Martha Girod Colarusso. Her husband, Dr. Carlton Godlove, preceded her in death in 1983.

She graduated with a degree from the University of Maryland School of Nursing. She was a nurse at the Hospital for the Women of Maryland and the University of Maryland.

She was the best mother in the world to her children, Martha “Tootie” Godlove Ridenour and husband, Wayne of Williamsport; Linda Godlove and husband, Kenneth Lupano of Manhattan, N.Y.; Carlton Godlove II and wife, Sarah of Wyomissing, Pa. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Alicia Godlove, Lauren Godlove and J.C. Godlove III.

She was preceded in death by brother, Paul Colarusso.

Private graveside services will be held at Rest Haven Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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