Richard Godwin

Richard Godwin

Friday, November 1st, 1957 Sunday, August 9th, 2020

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Obituary for Richard E Godwin

Richard E. Godwin, age 62 of Sayreville passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital. Born in Brewster, NY, Rich moved to Sayreville 25 years ago. He was the Owner and Operator of the trucking company, R. Godwin Flatbed Service, for 30 years. He lived his life for his family and friends, and worked hard every day doing what he loved. Richard was a devoted husband, father, friend, and above all else, a great, selfless man. Loved by so many, he will forever be missed by all who knew and cared for him.

He is predeceased by his parents Edward & Mildred Godwin. Rich is survived by his adored wife Debra (Cerreto) Godwin, his beloved children Richard, Alissa, and Nicholas Godwin, as well as his three sisters, Janice, Elaine & Linda, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and neighbors.

Prayer services will be held Monday 10am at the Carmen F. Spezzi Funeral Home, 15 Cherry Lane, Parlin with burial at Glendale Cemetery in Bloomfield. Calling hours at the funeral home will be Sunday from 1pm to 5pm. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, please note that a maximum of 100 visitors will be allowed inside the building at once and masks must be worn at all times. We encourage visitors to limit their time in the building to allow the family the maximum amount of guests possible. Full arrangements, directions and letters of condolence, may be found by visiting

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, August 16th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Carmen F. Spezzi Funeral Home
    15 Cherry Lane
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    Sunday, August 16th, 2020
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Service

    Monday, August 17th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Carmen F. Spezzi Funeral Home
    15 Cherry Lane
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    Monday, August 17th, 2020
  • Interment

    Glendale Cemetery
    28 Hoover Avenue
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Anna Provenzamo

I love you my brother! I love you!
I will miss you and will never forget all the happiness we shared with the families. Rest In Peace πŸ™πŸ»
Comment | Posted at 07:55am via Condolence

Vinny Barletto

To our Absent Member...God Speed Rich.
Comment | Posted at 11:25am via Condolence

Karen DeCarlo

Hi Debbie. So sorry to hear of your loss. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. I am sure he will be deeply missed by all of you. Sincerely , Karen DeCarlo
Comment | Posted at 07:50pm via Condolence

Vin Logozzo

Love you and will miss you my brother ❀️
Comment | Posted at 05:37pm via Condolence

Richie, my brother, you will forever be in my heart❀️
Will never forget the great times we had. My mom knew the day you moved in, you were going to be a part of the family.
Will miss you each and every day. May you Rest In Peace in the comfort of Heaven. πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»
Comment | Posted at 11:21pm via Condolence

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