Charles Erhardt Godfrey ’54

Charles Erhardt Godfrey ’54 died on November 27, 2007, in Reading, Mass.

Born on July 16, 1932, in Stoneham, Mass., he prepared for college at Reading High School and became a member of Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity at Bowdoin. He served in the U.S.Army from 1954 to 1956, attaining the rank of first lieutenant.HereceivedanM.B.A.degree from Harvard Business School in 1958. From 1958 to 1962 he was president of Perrin Seamans & Co., Inc., a metropolitan contracting company in Boston. In 1962, he established the Charles E. Godfrey Company in Reading as a manufacturer’s representative for several lines of electronic components. He also was a real estate note broker and an investor. He is survived by three sons, Chic Godfrey ’72 of Duxbury, Mass., Len Godfrey of Bonita Springs, Fla., and Nathan Godfrey of Narragansett, R.I.; a daughter, Sarah Stinebiser of Duxbury; a brother, Bob Godfrey of Braintree and Mashpee, Mass.; and ten grandchildren.