Thomas George "Bud" Goff, born Feb. 15, 1936, died suddenly Monday, May 13, 2019, at Adirondack Medical Center of Saranac Lake. He was the son of Robert and Hazel (Tyler) Goff.
Bud worked for NYS DOT for 29 years. He's been retired for 21 years. Bud lived for his family - kids, grandkids and great-grandkids alike!!! He was willing to help anyone in a bind.
Bud is survived by his wife, Ardeth Mae (Flint) Goff of 64 years, four children, Calvin, Kevin (Lucy), Melody Law (Roy Warner), and Timothy (Susan), 11 grandchildren - Shannon Goff, Noel Goff, Ashley (Brian) Maddaugh, Amanda Goff, Kevin Jr. (Darcy) Goff, Karl (Rebecca) Law, Chad Law, Jordon (Mallory) Law, Phillippe Goff, Travis Goff, Samuel Goff, 11 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and three brothers, Gene, Donald, and David and only surviving sister, Betty Wilson.
Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, 20 Church Street, Saranac Lake, N.Y. The family has requested no calling hours. Burial with graveside services will be at Union Cemetery in Vermontville at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2019, with Reverend Daniel Shumway officiating. Friends wishing to remember Bud can make memorial donations to the Saranac Lake Central School District for students in need of a lunch in care of the funeral home.
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Ken "Coach" Fontaine
May 14, 2019
My heart and prayers go out to the entire Goff family. I only knew Bud a few days as his hospital roommate. In that short time he treated me like he knew me all his life. It was so easy to see why he was so loved by everyone.