Marjorie C. Goodfellow recently celebrated her 100th birthday with a drive-by parade outside her Easton home. She thoroughly enjoyed marking her milestone with family and friends. She was born on March 27, 1921 —Easter Sunday — in Bridgeport.
Marjorie entered the workforce and was employed by Howland’s and then for Auto Ordnance Company, the manufacturer of the Tommy Gun when the war began ramping up. She stayed working there for the duration of World War II.
She then met Robert Goodfellow and married him in June 1944. Marjorie and Bob settled in Fairfield, where they raised their three children. In 1978, Marjorie and Bob purchased the Electric Maintenance Service Company in Black Rock, where Bob had been working since after the war.
Marjorie and Bob moved to Easton in 1980. After her husband passed away in 1995, Marjorie and her sons continued to run the business.
Marjorie now has six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She continues to live in Easton and enjoys family gatherings and loves keeping in touch with her family and friends.