Shrewsbury – Eva M. (Lipkavich) Goodrow, 86, of Shrewsbury and formerly of Worcester, died peacefully at the Shrewsbury Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Monday, May 21, 2018. She was the wife of the late Charles J. Goodrow Jr.
Born and raised in Hudson, Eva was the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Shusta) Lipkavich. On Feb. 11, 1956, Eva and Charles were married and settled in the Worcester area where they stayed until 1997, at which time they moved to Shrewsbury.
During her career, Eva worked as a telephone operator and as an office worker. When not working, Eva loved to care for her family home. She enjoyed time spent with family and friends, most especially during holidays and special occasions.
Eva is survived by her son, Kenneth Goodrow and his wife Charlene of Whitinsville; grandchildren Mary and Alexander Goodrow; her sister-in-law; Marilyn Sturgis; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings, Anna Belaska, John Belaska, Frank Belaska, Joseph Lipkavich, and sisters-in-law Eileen Lipkavich and Dorothy Buxton.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Eva’s Family Thursday, May 24, from 4-7 p.m., at Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main St., Shrewsbury. Her funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, May 25, at 10 a.m., at St. Mary’s Church, 640 Main St., Shrewsbury. Burial will follow in Worcester Country Memorial Park, 217 Richards Rd., Paxton.