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July 3, 2001 – Mary Ann Godfrey, 65, long-time St. Thomas resident, died May 15 in Decatur, Ga. after a year- long battle with kidney cancer.
Mary Ann was an avid world traverler and a lover of life. She was an excellent cook and was known for her orphans Thanksgivings and Christmas dinners. Fluent in French, she taught French at Charlotte Amalie High School. During the 70s, while living in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, West Africa, she taught English as a second language to French speaking children. She also taught private French and piano lessons in St. Thomas.
Mary Ann is survived by her sons, Scott Godfrey, of St. Thomas, Owen Godfrey, of Jacksonville, Fla., her daughter Anne Godfrey, of Ft. Worth, Texas, her devoted ex-husband, Harry Godfrey, of Decatur, daughter-in-law, Tara Godfrey and grand daughter, Megan Godfrey, as well as many other relatives and friends. A private memorial service is being planned for July 8.

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