Workers’ Memorial Wall

A collective place to mourn and remember our lost co-workers and friends  due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
These are stories of some of the lives we have already lost.

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TWU Local 100

Anstay Goddard

Position

Power Maintainer

Anstay George Goddard, a Power Maintainer B for the past 18 years at Jamaica yard, died of the Coronavirus on April 16, 2020. He had been successfully recovering from cancer, but he along with 7 other workers from his section, came down with the virus in March. A devoted husband and father, he was 67 years old. Section chair Balwinder Singh said that Brother Goddard was “a very friendly, very nice man. He was well liked by all of the guys, just a very good person.” The family posted a lovely tribute to Brother Goddard on youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQDlPeL1Imw In it, his son said eloquently: “My father didn’t tell my how to live. He lived, and I watched.” Brother Goddard is survived by his wife, Curen, his son, Corey, daughter, Coreyn, and his grandson Corey Goddard, Jr. Division Chair Steve Higgins, said: “Brother Goddard was well-liked and well respected in his shop and thoughout the Power Division. He will be sorely missed by all.”