Carol Ann Chagnon

August 6, 1947 - October 2, 2016

Carol Ann (Goodson) Chagnon, 69, a Cape Coral, FL resident for the past few months, formerly of Naperville, IL passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Cape Coral. She was born August 6, 1947 in Providence, RI to Louis and Eva (Salera) Goodson, now deceased.

Carol was a devoted Registered Nurse. For over 20 years, she worked at Morgan Health Center. She also worked at ReFocus Assisted Living for over 5 years. After moving to Illinois, she worked at several nursing facilities until she became ill.

Carol was an avid New England Sports fan, especially the Boston Bruins. She loved to travel, read, cook and listen to music. Spending time with her grandchildren brought her the most joy.

She is survived by three loving children, Dawn Dalton (Thomas) of IL, Richard Chagnon, Jr. of MA and Susan Chagnon of FL; two siblings, Michael Goodson (Celine) of RI and Diane Nelson (Robert) of FL; five grandchildren, Eva, Mia, Abby, Liam and Giuliana; as well as three Godchildren, Michael Goodson, Jr., Jason Perry and Caroline Nelson.

Services will be held in Rhode Island, details to be announced via

Memorial Contributions in memory of Carol Ann Chagnon are suggested to The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 E. Ohio St., Suite # 500, Chicago, IL 60611.

Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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