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“Dr. Pete - I was so sorry to hear about Mrs. Goodhue's passing. She was such a kind and gentle soul. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Hug ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Keri Hutchinson - Wallingford, CT

“Dr goodhue I am sorry about Ann, you were so kind to me as a patient. My son Peter was born n 1980. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Barbara Baldini - SAN tan valley, AZ

“Dear Dr. Goodhue, Lisa, and Chris,We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Renee and Richard Gregory

“Dear Dr. Goodhue, Lisa, Chris and families, We are so sorry to hear of Ann's passing. She was indeed a strong, talented and beautiful person whom...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: The Coyne Family - Concord, MA

“Dr Goodhue: Our sincere condolences to you and the family on the passing of your wife. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Carole & Dave Stewart - Charlton, MA

“My sincerest condolences to Dr. Goodhue and family. I will always remember the Goodhues. ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Michael Yoffe - Orange County, CA

“Ann, my love, you will be missed. You are the angel watching over my good friend 'Dr Pete'. May you rest is peaceWith Love & Memories,John & Rusty ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: John & Rusty Munsey - FL

“Dear Ann, I really only knew you through our sharing a smile, a greeting, the exchange of 'peace ' at the 8am service or perhaps at some event or...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Dr. Goodhue,I am saddened to learn of your wife's passing. It surely sounds like she was an amazing lady. I recall, as you were delivering my 4th...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Kathleen Pietka - Coral Springs, FL

“Extending deep regrets to you and your family on your wife's passing. Elisabeth Steinberg ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Elisabeth Steinberg - Stamford, CT

“Dr. Goodhue: I am one of your patients from many moons ago. You delivered my first of four. I hope his married life continues to be as strong as...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Terry Lee Mitchell - Rotonda West, FL

“Peter, so sad to read about Ann's passing this morning. We had not heard that she'd been ill. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. ...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: alan weisel - stamford, CT

“Dr. Goodhue, I am so sorry to hear about your loss of Ann. You are in my thoughts and prayers. A former patient Candy Hoyt ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: C Hoyt - Stamford, CT

“As many so well know, my sister Ann was a truly wonderful person who will be dearly missed. Long ago, Ann fortunately discovered and married...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: William Helfenstein and Effie Amerson - SC

“Pete: My condolences. A wonderful lady and I know you will miss her terribly. My prayers are with you both. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Peter Graper - Sarasota


Ann Goodhue, a 52-year resident of Darien, died peacefully on January 16th. Her family was by her side when she passed after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Her strength through it was remarkable and inspiring. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Dr. Peter Goodhue, OBGYN of Stamford Hospital; her daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Christopher Hughes of Darien, CT; her son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Betsy Goodhue of Baltimore, MD; her brother, Bill Helfenstein of South Carolina; and her grandchildren, Alexandra and Peter Hughes of Darien, and Richard and Charlie Goodhue of Baltimore, MD. Ann was born in Live Oak, FL in 1933 to Charles Phillip Helfenstein and Alberta Arnold Helfenstein. Her father owned newspapers in Live Oak and in Caribou, ME where Ann was a cheerleader for the Caribou Maine High School. She studied Art at Boston University and was crowned the junior prom queen. She then worked as a graphic artist for Dell Publishing in Manhattan. Ann was an avid designer, traveler and photographer There will be a memorial service for Ann at her spiritual home, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1864 Post Road on Saturday, January 28th at 11:00 AM, followed by a reception at Wee Burn Country Club. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Stamford Hospital Foundation, Bennett Cancer Center, 1351 Washington Blvd., Suite 202, Stamford, CT 06902 or Darien Post 53, P. O. Box 2066, Darien, CT 06820. www.lawrencefuneralhome.com