Cecile J. (Fortier) Godbout Ciekawy, 89, of Bristol, widower of Leo Godbout, Kenneth Schmitt, Raymond Hayes, and Charles Ciekawy, died on Saturday (Nov. 6, 2021). Cecile was born in Bristol on Nov. 9, 1931 and was a daughter of the late Argee and Marie Rose (Roberge) Fortier. She has lived in Bristol for most of her life where she graduated from high school. She worked for Humason Manufacturing and was retired from Stanley Industrial Components and was a parishioner of St. Francis de Sales Parish, Bristol, attending St. Ann Church. She volunteered with her work credit union, was active with her Catholic parish in Melbourne where she was a member of the ladies’ retreat, and enjoyed playing bingo, cards, and board games. She was a talented seamstress having learned the craft from her mother.
Cecile is survived by five sons and daughters-in-law: Michael and Margaret Godbout of Colchester, David and Laurie Godbout of Florida, Richard and Diane Godbout of Bristol, Brian and Peggy Godbout of Bristol, and Alan and Jill Godbout of Bristol; a sister: Murielle Kelly of Berlin; 22 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren: and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers: Lucien and Norman Fortier and two grandchildren: Emily and Andrew Godbout.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday (Nov. 10, 2021) at 10 a.m. at St. Ann Church, 215 West St., Bristol. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. The family will receive relatives and friends at the church on Wednesday between 9:30 and 10 a.m. Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, is honored to serve the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Francis de Sales Parish, 180 Laurel St., Bristol, CT 06010. Please visit Cecile’s memorial website at www.FunkFuneralHome.com .