SOUTH WOODSTOCK, Vt. – Dean Alson Goodwin died suddenly Sept. 9, 2011. He was born March 1, 1933, in Dover-Foxcroft.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Tufts University and a master’s degree from Northeastern University in mechanical engineering. He worked for Raytheon Corp. for 38 years. He was a founding member of Assabet Valley Regional Vocational School Committee and moderator for the town of Berlin, Mass.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Harriet MacLeod Goodwin; his children, Scott Russell Goodwin, Faith Elizabeth Feldman and Sarah Dean Orlov, and their spouses; eight grandchildren; his brothers, Richard Alan Goodwin of Charleston and Philip Ray Goodwin of Marlboro, Mass.; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Joan Goodwin Hathaway.

Memorial service to be held 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at South Woodstock Community Church, Route 106, South Woodstock, Vt. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to South Woodstock Volunteer Fire Protection Association, P.O. Box 1, South Woodstock, VT 05071. Arrangements by Cabot Funeral Home.