Frederick A. Goodell

December 23, 1957 - February 18, 2015

Frederick A. Goodell

Age 57, of Park Road East, Castile, died peacefully at home on February 17, 2015, surrounded by his family.

He was born December 22, 1957 in Warsaw, son of the late Hubert and Josephine Caito Goodell. Frederick was a graduate of Letchworth Central School, class of 1976. He was Mayor of Castile from April 1997 to April 2001 as well as a stand in on May 2, 1994. Frederick was employed at Kittenger?s for 15 years before going on to work at Morton Salt, as a station engineer in the boiler room, for 25 years. He also loved to work on the farm of his dear friends Burdett and June Randall.

Frederick was a Union President for the United Steel Workers of America and the leader of Boy Scout Troop 54 for over 10 years.

Predeceased, along with his parents, is his sister Mary Lou McCrary.

Surviving are his wife of 35 years, Justa Treusdell Goodell; his sons, Zacheriah (Jaimie) Goodell of Castile, Isaiah (Jasmine) Goodell of Castile, Samuel Goodell of Castile; his brother, Mark (Terry) Goodell of Williamsburg, VA; his sister Lisa (Richard) Goodell Grasby of Chili, NY; his grandchildren, Annie and Morgan Goodell; 4 nephews, Kevin and Nathan McCrary, Nick Goodell and Adam Luczak; his niece, Sara Luczak; his father and mother-in-law, Larry and Sallye Treusdell and his sister-in-law Janinne (Alex) Luczak.

Friends may call Thursday, February 19 from 5-8 PM and on Friday, February 20 from 1-4 & 5-9 PM at Harmon-Watson Funeral Home, 35 N. Main St., Castile. His funeral service will be held Saturday, February 21 at 10:30 AM at the Castile Baptist Church. Burial will be held at Elmwood Cemetery, Silver Springs at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Wyoming County Animal Shelter, 4380 Rt. 19, Silver Springs, NY 14550, or to the family. Online condolences at

Important Dates
February 18, 2015 : Funeral Service for Frederick A. Goodell - 2:53 AM

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Jul 15.19 from Cathy Falcone (Poss):

I am so sorry for your loss. Keeping you in prayer for His comfort.

Jul 15.19 from Vanessa McCormick:

Oh Justa!  I am so sorry!  May Gods comfort be with you and your family through this. Please know you have my support. 
Vanessa McCormick

Jul 15.19 from Chris Myers:

I am so sorry to hear of his passing.May you and your family find comfort in your memories of times spent together.  Your family is in my thoughts and prayers

Jul 15.19 from Doug Robinson:

Justa please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Jul 15.19 from jeff reynolds:

My prayers are with you and the family at this time rest in peace big fred

Jul 15.19 from Mary Anne Hackemer:

Justa, I am so sorry for your loss.

Jul 15.19 from Becki Frazier:

So very sorry! I will be keeping your family in my prayers!

Jul 15.19 from Mike & Jean (Lowden) Sullivan:

Justa and family:  Thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.  I know it has been a bit tough lately and knowing the suffering is over for him still doesn’t make it easier for you, keep all the wonderful memories close to your heart.

Jul 15.19 from Deb and Dave Mazur:

Justa, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We will be keeping you and your family in our prayers.

Jul 15.19 from Mary Lou (Pratt) Boise:

Dear Justin, Lisa, & Mark:  I was very sorry to hear about Freddie.  I did not know he was ill.  I will let my sister’s Nina and Willie know.  They will be sad as well.  I have very fond memories of growing up with Freddie.  He was a super nice guy and we all had lots of fun playing two-hand touch football and putting on horse shows for our parents. I will keep all of you in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Mary Lou

Jul 15.19 from Ann Bookmiller:

To the Goodell Family thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Fred was a good guy and a fellow worker at Morton Salt and good union leader. Fred will be missed by all. Ann Bookmiller

Jul 15.19 from Neil Parmerter:

Prayers to the Goodells. I’ll not forget the Scottish and Mt. Man encampments Fred and I attended together. Fred was a good pard to ride the river with, always a laugh. Too many stories to share here. I’ll keep my eyes along the skyline when in the high lonesome knowing you’ll be along for the adventure. keep the fire burning. Neil

Jul 15.19 from Melissa Wolcott:

So sorry for your loss. Best wishes getting through this difficult time.

Jul 15.19 from Linda Connelly:

Oh Justa I am so sorry. I will never forget the cold night we all spent looking for our
dog in our woods after he was hit by a truck. Our prayers go out to you and your family.

Jul 15.19 from Tim Wilcox:

Fred was someone anyone could talk to & he would always listen, always offer to lend a helping hand. Glad I had the chance to work with him & get to know him & his family. Thoughts & Prayers to the entire family.

Jul 15.19 from Beltran Family:

Our heartfelt sympathies to the entire family. We are sadden to hear of your loss. May God comfort you with these words from the Bible. “And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” (Revelation 21:4)

Jul 15.19 from Linda Doud:

Justa and family:
I am so sorry for your loss.  I understand how lost you feel right now.  Cherish the good times.

Linda Doud

Jul 15.19 from Brenda and Dave Jones:

Justa and family, we are so sorry for your loss. We only had the opportunity of meeting your husband a couple of times. He was a great man. We’ve moved to South Carolina. Otherwise we would be there to give you a hug. I know your faith is strong. The Lord will be watching over you and yours.

Jul 15.19 from Tanya Buckley:

I am so sorry for your loss you are in our thoughts and prayers

Jul 15.19 from Stacey Butler:

My sincerest condolences to the Godell family.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all..
Stacey Butler

Jul 15.19 from Linda K. Schery:

So sorry for your loss, my condolences.

Jul 15.19 from Sharon Beardsley:

Dear Justa and family.  I am so sorry to hear of your loss.  May the love of God shine brightly upon you and help you along your way.  May you find comfort in your memories and each other.  Keeping you in our prayers.

Jul 15.19 from Deb Hagen:

Justa, Ike, Annie and Morgan: I’m so sorry to hear of your loss.  It’s been a long hard struggle and I know you did all you could.  Please know you’re in my thoughts and prayers.  May you find peace through the love and support of your family and friends.  All my best, Deb