Madeleine J. Goodney, 83, formerly of Shrewsbury


Madeleine J. GoodneyVero Beach, Fla. – Madeleine J. Goodney (Girouard), of Vero Beach, Fla., formerly of Shrewsbury, passed away on July 23, 2021, at the age of 83 years old.

She is survived by her husband, George D. Goodney; her children, Lisa Phipps and her husband John of Berlin, David Goodney and his wife Donna of Naples, Fla., James Goodney and his wife Karen of Rutland, Joanne Moss and her husband Thomas of Leicester, and Terrie Carpino and her husband Michael of High Point, N.C. She also leaves 13 grandchildren; her three siblings, Theresa Archambault, Lorraine Holloway, and Marshall Girouard and his wife Mary; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Born in Worcester, Madeleine was a daughter to the late Marshall and Corana (Poulin) Girouard.

She worked as a hairdresser for many years in addition to owning M.G.’s Unisex Beauty Salon until her retirement. She enjoyed her retirement of 22 years in Vero Beach with family and friends.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated on Aug. 3, at 10 a.m., at St. Mary’s Parish, 640 Main St., Shrewsbury. Burial will follow in Worcester County Memorial Park in Paxton.

The Goodney family respectfully request, in lieu of flowers, that memorial donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 (

Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main St., Northborough, is assisting with local arrangements. To leave a condolence, please visit