Elsie  Golovach
Elsie M. Golovach, 72, of Rabideau Street, passed away on March 23, 2020, at her home.
She was born in Plattsburgh on March 1, 1948, the daughter of Joseph and Mabel (Rabideau) Henaghan.
Elsie graduated from Saranac Central High School, and later married Robert Golovach on Aug. 1, 1970, at St. Alexander's Church in Morrisonville.
Elsie was a Time & Release Computations Secretary for Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, retiring following 38 years of service. Elsie then went to work in the Clinton Dining Hall at Plattsburgh State University for 15 years.
She enjoyed knitting, stained glass, bingo, arts and crafts, going to the casino, and especially going to the Redford picnic to ride the Merry-Go-Round.
Survivors include her loving husband of 49 years, Robert Golovach of Cadyville; son, Matthew Golovach and companion, Tracey Fountain of Cadyville; brother, Tom Henaghan of West Chazy; sisters, Joan and Gary Lambert of West Chazy and Millie and Randy Tripp of West Chazy; sisters-in-law, Patty Norton and Beverly Lee; and many nieces and nephews. Elsie is also survived by her cousin, Philip Goddeau who was like a brother and her good friend, Judy Baski who was like a sister.
She was predeceased by her parents, son, Todd Golovach and brothers, Jim and Clifford Henaghan.
A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date in St. Alexander's Church in Morrisonville followed by burial in the parish cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Cadyville Fire Department or Hospice of the North Country.
To share a memory or condolence with the family, please visit www.rwwalkerfh.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court Street, Plattsburgh.
Published on March 23, 2020


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Susan Bowden
Apr 06, 2020
A memorial tree was planted in memory of Elsie Golovach.  Plant a tree
Tony Alphonso
Apr 01, 2020
Tony & Coleen Alphonso April 1,2020

Bob and Matt, So very sorry for your loss.

Pat and Kathy Buckley
Mar 29, 2020
So sorry Bob and Matt. Elsie was a wonderful and caring person. She will be in our hearts forever.
Beverly Lee
Mar 28, 2020
Elsie was a great sister in law to me, Now she is with my beloved Cliff, dad,mom,Jim,and Todd, all of them looking down over us now. R.I.P. Will miss you.
Beverly Lee
Mar 28, 2020
Elsie was a great sister in law to me, Now she is with my beloved Cliff, dad,mom,Jim,and Todd, all of them looking down over us now. R.I.P. Will miss you.
Deb Amo
Mar 27, 2020
So sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful soul.
Patrick & Valerie McGann
Mar 25, 2020
I remember Elsie as a dedicated and knowledgeable, but fun loving worker. May she rest in peace.
Amy Rascoe
Mar 25, 2020
Elsie was the seeetest, kindest person with a heart of gold. She will be missed. May she Rest In Peace . ❤️
Tina Corcione
Mar 25, 2020
I was so very sad to hear of Elsie’s passing. She was such a sweet lady and I will miss seeing her at the clinic with her pups. My sincere condolences to her husband and family. I will remember her fondly ❤️
Kim Sears Dowdle
Mar 25, 2020
I knew Elsie, from my childhood days, when we would play together while we were visiting my Aunt Dianne Goddeau . We also worked at Clinton Correctional at the same time . Elsie was truly one of the nicest people I knew.
Carol Favaro Harvey
Mar 25, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Elsie was a loving, caring person.