Donald F. Goodwin
Donald F. Goodwin, Sr. of Lackawaxen, PA, a longtime resident of the area, died Saturday, November 29, 2008 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was 73.
The son of the late Francis and Dorothy Meehan Goodwin, he was born April 29, 1935 in Astoria, NY.
Donald was a retired Iron Worker for Local Union #46, N.Y.C. He was a Korean Conflict Navy veteran and attended St. Ann's R.C. Church in Shohola, PA. He was a member of the Wire Lather Union Local #46 and he enjoyed raising homing pigeons and was part of the club in Monticello, NY.
A family statement reads: "Donald was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a big part of the family and will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew him."
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Janet Fletcher Goodwin; two sons, Donald Goodwin Jr. and his wife, Lisa of E. Patchogue, NY, and Sean Goodwin and his partner, Charles of Babylon, NY; two daughters, Catherine Lane of Babylon, NY and Jennifer Goodwin of Babylon, NY; five grandchildren: Shannon Goodwin, Kelly Goodwin, Jason Lane, Kate Wilson and Annie Goodwin; his sister, Carol Mailaux of Lindenhurst, NY; his brother, George Cranston of Lindenhurst, NY, and his nephew, Charles Mailaux.
Visitation will be held today, Monday, December 1, from 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm, and Tuesday, December 2, from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Gray-Rasmussen Funeral Home, Route 97, Barryville, NY.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 2, at 11 a.m. in St. Ann's R.C. Church, Shohola, PA, with Fr. Thomas Major officiating. Burial will follow in St. Ann's Cemetery, Shohola, PA.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Ann's R.C. Church, 123 Richardson Ave., Shohola, PA 18458.
Arrangements by Gray-Rasmussen Funeral Home; 845-557-8010.