RUTLAND, Vt. — Edward V. Godlewski, 74, died Thursday [Nov. 21, 1996] in Rutland Regional Medical Center. He was a Rutland area resident for most of his life. Mr. Godlewski was employee with Central Vermont Public Service Corp. for 37 years. He was a member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the 1st Marine Division and the 1st Marine Raider Battalion under Merritt A. Edson. He was a member of the Rutland Marine Corps League. Mr. Godlewski was a member of the Rutland American Legion Post No. 31. Mr. Godlewski enjoyed the Cast Offs 8’s Square Dance Club. He was born in West Rutland, Vt., on April 3, 1922, the son of Stanley and Mary S. (Guardyak) Godlewski. Survivors include his wife, Emma “Grace” Godlewski of Simpsonville, S.C.; two daughters, Kathleen Godlewski of Essex Junction, Vt., and Martha E. Hinchman of Milton, Vt.; three sisters, Gladys Rogers of Ludlow, Genevieve Prenevost of West Rutland and Mary Rattee of Randolph, Vt.; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery. Calling hours are from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland. Memorial contributions may be made to: Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association, 7 Albert Cree Drive, Rutland, Vt. 05701.