Obituary: Michael E. Godin | Obituaries | Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice

Seven Days needs your financial support!

Obituary: Michael E. Godin 

Published August 25, 2015 at 3:24 p.m. | Updated September 6, 2019 at 11:13 a.m.

click to enlarge Michael E. Godin
  • Michael E. Godin

Michael E. Godin, 58, of Essex Jct. died on Sunday, August 23, 2015 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington.

He was born in Burlington on December 12, 1956 the son of Marcel and Lucille (Ste. Marie) Godin. He was a graduate of Essex High School class of 1974. On May 6, 1988 he was married in Essex Jct. to Heidi Dawson. Michael was co-owner and operator of the Green Mountain Inn Bed & Breakfast in Hyannis, MA.

Michael’s pride and joy was his bed and breakfast. He enjoyed gardening, the beach and spending time with his dogs Duke and Jagger.

He is survived by his wife Heidi Godin of Essex Jct.; his daughter, Mercedes Godin also of Essex Jct.; his four brothers, Gary Godin and companion Louise Gagne of St. Albans, Steve Godin and his fiancée Debbie Blechert of St. Albans, Kenny Godin and his wife Charmaine of Bolton and Scott Godin and his wife Cindy of Essex Jct.; also many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He also leaves his best friend and business partner Nick Hemmingway of Essex Jct. He was predeceased by his mother Lucille in 2008 and by his father Marcel in 1978.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 11:00 am in Holy Family Roman Catholic Church in Essex Jct. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Those who wish may make contributions in his memory to American Cancer Society, 800-227-2345 option 2. There will be no visiting hours. Arrangements are in the care of the Ready Funeral & Cremation Service Mountain View Chapel, 68 Pinecrest Drive, Essex Jct., VT. To send online condolences, please visit

This obituary was originally published on, which ceased operation in September 2019. The death notice is archived on this website with the permission of the publisher.
Got something to say? Send a letter to the editor and we'll publish your feedback in print!


Mark your family’s milestones in the newspaper and online with Seven Days:

births • graduations • weddings • anniversaries • obituaries


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Seven Days moderates comments in order to ensure a civil environment. Please treat the comments section as you would a town meeting, dinner party or classroom discussion. In other words, keep commenting classy! Read our guidelines...

Note: Comments are limited to 300 words.

Latest in Obituaries

Keep up with us Seven Days a week!

Sign up for our fun and informative

All content © 2022 Da Capo Publishing, Inc. 255 So. Champlain St. Ste. 5, Burlington, VT 05401

Advertising Policy  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact Us  |  About Us  |  Help
Website powered by Foundation