In Memory | Russell Patrick Goff


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From Beecher Funeral Home

Russell Patrick Goff, 66, passed away July 2, 2023, surrounded by his family.

He was born November 13, 1956 to the late June (Carey) and Patrick Goff in Harrison, NY. The family moved to North Salem in 1960, and Russ graduated NSHS in 1974.

In 1983 Russ married Jane (Polly) Butler and together they built their house in Patterson, NY.

Russel was in the carpenters union for 9 years before forming and operating Brimstone Foundations for 13 years. He joined the Patterson Highway Department in 2001 and was elected Highway Superintendent, and held that position until June of 2023.

Russell's favorite pastimes included riding his Indian motorcycle, watching the Yankees and Giants games, and practical jokes. He especially enjoyed fishing, listening to live music, antiquing, and visiting his Montana property.

Along with his wife, he is survived by his three daughters; Samantha (Jason Cable) of New Fairfield, CT, Kayla (Dan Gera) of New Fairfield, CT, Lindsay (Alex Barreral) of Kyle TX, and a grandson Liam Russel Gera.

His brothers Jesse (Sandy) of Ames, IA, Gilbert of Amenia, NY, Shawn (Eliza) of Amenia, NY, Patrick (Carolyn) of Venice FL, one sister Collen of Simsbury, CT and many nieces and nephews,

Russ will be remembered as a loving, husband, father and brother ; a mentor and a kind friend.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 Am on Thursday, July 6, 2023, at St. Edward the Confessor Church, New Fairfield, CT. Interment will be private. 

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