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November 8, 2013

Kathleen E. Godwin, 42

Danvers, MA — Kathleen E. Godwin, 42, was the daughter of Donald S. Godwin and Mary A. (Parks) Godwin and mother of Scott Mark (Stillman) Godwin. She passed away at Kaplan Hospice Center in Danvers, Mass. Born in Suffern, N.Y., Kate went to school in Monsey, N.Y., and Gloucester, Mass. She graduated from Wellspring and Salem State College. Kate worked for Senior Care, as well as having a preschool daycare center in her home. She worked at Cable gardens in Ipswich and was a representative for Creative Memories. She loved crafting, especially scrapbooking, and was a Cub Scout Leader for Pack 60. Kate was a caring, loving person who felt the need to help everyone who needed her. She never left time for herself. Kate's love, most of all, was her son, Scott. She loved taking him to his sporting events and camping.

Kate is survived by her son, Scott Mark (Stillman) Godwin, parents, Donald S. Godwin, Mary A. (Parks) Godwin, and her mother-in-law, Barbara Reed, all of Gloucester; an adopted brother, Michael D. Godwin of North Carolina; many aunts and uncles, cousins and many, many friends; and her pet dog, "Bell."

Kate was predeceased by her husband, Mark A. Stillman; grandmother, Mary (Harvey) Levitus; grandfather, Richard Parks of Gloucester; grandparents, Robert W. and Sabina Godwin; and uncle, Edward T. Godwin of Monsey, N.Y.

Kate's big smile and laugh and her kind heart will be sadly missed.

ARRANGEMENTS: There will be no visiting hours. A Celebration service of Kate's life at the West Gloucester Trinitarian Congregational Church, 488 Essex Ave., Gloucester, MA, will be held Saturday, November 9, 2013, noon to 4 p.m. Prayer at 1 p.m. All family and friends are welcome. In lieu of flowers, donations to the "Kathleen E. Godwin Family Trust" are welcome. For information on arrangements for the Celebration of Life, call Pauline's Gifts at 978-281-5558.

Kate's family; son, Scott; and parents, Donald and Mary, want to thank everyone for all your phone calls, concerns and support.

For online guest book, please visit www.bostoncremation.org.