Henry J. McGoldrick
Dec. 25, 1938 — Jan. 27, 2018
Henry J. McGoldrick of Waukesha died Saturday, January 27, 2018, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 79. He was born in New York, N.Y., on December 25, 1938, the son of Henry and Mary (nee Rodgers) McGoldrick.
On June 27, 1964 he married the former Joan Wagner in Skokie, Ill. In 1960, he received his bachelor’s degree from Fordham University in New York City and following that joined the U.S. Navy. Henry received his master’s degree from the University of Michigan in 1970. He proudly served his country during the Vietnam War and had been captain of the USS Bulloch County, which was home ported out of Agana, Guam. He has been a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church since he moved to Waukesha in 1981.
He will be sadly missed by his wife, Joan of Waukesha, along with their children Joseph (Tracy) McGoldrick of Florida, N.Y., Mark (Patty) McGoldrick of Downers Grove, Ill., Stephen (Tracy) McGoldrick of Allen, Texas, Lynette (Grant Paisley) Trost of Delavan and Travis (Amelia) McGoldrick of Delafield. He was the dear grandfather of Finnegan, Tatum, Tuck, Madison, Jamie, Joey, Alexandria, Sawyer, Holden, Emmett and Greyson. He is further survived by his nieces Margaret Castellano of New York, Jean Colgan of New York, Claire Straube of California and nephew Nick Wagner of California; sister-in-law Kathleen McGoldrick of Peekskill, N.Y.; brother-in-law Thomas (Ann) Wagner of California; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother John.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 31 from 4 p.m. until the 6 p.m. funeral Mass, all at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha. Private entombment with full military honors will take place at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Service is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit us online at www.randledable.com to leave the family an online tribute message.