Lester E. Goodermote, 70, passed away on Monday June 12th, at the Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, surrounded by his children. He resided on Route 7, and was the husband of the late Carol (Birmingham) Goodermote who died on December 3, 2002.
Lester was born on October 14, 1946, in Bennington, Vermont, son of the late Earl and Leona (Philpott) Goodermote. He was a truck driver in earlier years, then he worked at Johnson Controls in Bennington, as truck manager. Lester also was an accountant and real estate broker. He was very involved with the community, he served as a Town of Hoosick Justice, a member of the Kiwanis, Elks Lodge, and the Republican Party. Lester also served as a County Legislator for several years retiring this year. He was a member of the Hoosick Baptist Church. He enjoyed hosting family and friends for all occasions and being Santa's helper.
Survivors include his children Christine N. Still (Charles), Mike A. Nicholas (Kate), Mark R. Nicholas (Christina Sousie) and Lester E. Goodermote (Rachel Prebble), sister Marla Nowak (Tom) all of Hoosick Falls, grandchildren Caroline Still, Luke and Sawyer Nicholas, Zachary Nicholas, Olivia and Natalie Holbrook.
Funeral services will be Tuesday June 20, at 11:00 am from the Hoosick Baptist Church on South Street in Hoosick, New York. Burial will follow the service at Hoosick Rural Cemetery, Hoosick, New York.
Relatives and friends may call at the Mahar Funeral Home, 43 Main Street in Hoosick Falls on Monday June 19, from 3:00 – 7:00 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to either the Renal Center at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center or the Town of Hoosick Rescue Squad through the funeral home.