Helen Cambron Gootee, age 83, of Springfield, passed away at 7:10 a.m., Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at the Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville.
A native of Marion County, she was born on October 4, 1935 to the late John Leonard and Nellie Maud Phillips Tipton.
She was a member of the St. Dominic Catholic Church, a 1954 graduate of St. Charles High School and a former employee of Bardstown Sewing Factory.
Preceding her in death was her husbands, Raymond A. Cambron on December 21, 1991 and Francis Harrison “Harry” Gootee on July 3, 1997 and a son, John B. Cambron on October 2, 1992.
Survivors include two daughters, Laurie Stauffer of Louisville and Mary Eileen Gootee (Harold) of Springfield; a son, Raymond A. Cambron, Jr. of Springfield; seven grandchildren, Brian Cambron, Amanda Cambron, Augusta Hahn, Michael Cambron, Sgt. Brittany Cambron, Clayton Stauffer and Megan Stauffer and one great grandchild, Anthony Hahn.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 15th at the St. Dominic Catholic Church with Rev. Culpepper Elliott, the church pastor officiating.
Burial will be in the St. Dominic-Holy Rosary Cemetery.
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Augusta Hahn, Sgt. Brittany Cambron and Megan Stauffer.
Casket bearers will be Brian Cambron, Justin Hahn, David Jones, Frankie Gootee, Tommy Gootee and Marty Sallee.
A prayer service will be held at 7:00 Thursday evening at the Carey & Son Funeral Home where visitation will be held from 4 until 8 Thursday.
Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.