Barbara Marie Godfrey, age 80, of Kennett Square, PA and formerly of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at home on September 16, 2021.
Barbara was born and raised in Wilmington, DE to William and Concetta Tulowitzki and was a graduate of Wilmington High School. She worked for Diamond State Telephone Company before taking a position as an Executive Secretary at J.P. Morgan Chase, where she continued to work until her retirement.
She enjoyed bowling with friends and co-workers, crabbing down state, cheering college football, and always looked forward to celebrating life’s finest moments with a good bottle of champagne.
Barbara is the beloved wife of Gerald C. Godfrey, Sr. of 55 years; loving mother of Dr. Gerald C. Godfrey, wife, Catherine; Tracy L. Buchan, husband, Chris; and devoted grandmother of Christopher Andrew Jr. and Connor Godfrey Buchan. One of nine siblings Barbara is survived by her twin sister Beatrice Chrisman, sister Florence D’Amico and brother George Tulowitzki.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 from 11:00 am -12:00 pm at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 901 N. DuPont Street, Wilmington, DE 19805. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 12pm. Burial will follow at Lower Brandywine Cemetery, Wilmington, DE.
Memorial contributions can be mailed in Barbara’s name to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.