Theresa "Terri" Lynne Goral 1965-2022
Theresa "Terri" Lynne Goral, age 57 of Southampton, MA passed away September 10,2022 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born on July 9, 1965, she was the daughter of Charles and Cecile Normand (Girouard) Goral. She grew up in Southampton and was a graduate of Hampshire Regional High School Class of 1983. In her younger years Terri enjoyed being involved with the 4-H Groups, she loved horses, cooking, crafts and the exchange program. Terri earned an Associate's Degree in Legal Studies from HCC. She worked for Marmon/Keystone LLC. in Southampton for 10 years and then went on to work as a legal assistant at the Social Security Administration for 21 years in Springfield.
She enjoyed antique cars and being part of cruise nights. She was a member of the Model T and Model A Club of Western Massachusetts, where she was the first woman to join the Model T Club. Terri loved her 28' FORD roadster coupe, she had a deep connection to her animals; Peacocks, goats, chickens, birds and dogs specifically "Prince Charming" her Chow and , "Sammy" her Peacock. Terri enjoyed traveling and cruises. Terri was predeceased by her father Charles Goral in 2017 and her mother Cecile Normand Girouard in 2004. Terri will be dearly missed by her Boyfriend Robert C. Martin of Westfield. She leaves her brother David C. Goral of Southampton, her sister Suzanne and husband Tim Strojny of Southampton, nephew Mitchell Strojny and niece Olivia Strojny , many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Calling hours will be Friday September 30, from 5-7 PM at Boucher - O'Brien Funeral Home, 7 Pleasant St. Easthampton and on Saturday, October 1, her burial service will be held in the Southampton Center Cemetery at 11 AM. All are welcome to attend.
In Lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to the D'Amour Cancer Center, Baystate Health Foundation, 280 Chestnut St. Springfield, MA 01199 or www.Baystatehealth.org/giving