Marie Goodman

Obituary of Marie Goodman

Marie L. Goodman, age 93 of Ransomville, previously of Sanborn, died peacefully on Monday May 5, 2014 surrounded by her children while under the care of Hospice of the Valley, in Mesa, AZ where she resides six months every year.

Marie was born December 2, 1920 in Ransomville, the daughter of the late Fred and Grace (Magorien) Faery and was a graduate of Wilson High School and Doyles School of Beauty. She was a Beautician for 68 years, starting when she was 11 years old. Marie owned and operated Marie Hair Fashion, in Sanborn from 1963 to her retirement in 2000. She had also worked as a clerk in the Emergency Dept. at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center for a number of years. On November 8, 1941 she married Gordon Goodman and she assisted him with the operation of his farm as well. Gordon predeceased her in 1979 leaving her to raise her five children.

Marie was a communicant of Immaculate Conception RC Church in Ransomville, and a member of the Newfane and Sanborn Senior Citizens. She loved to travel, the country of Austria, Arizona sunshine, and Lake Ontario sunsets and breezes. Marie was a beautiful lady both on the inside and out. Kids loved her, student athletes from Starpoint and Immaculate Heart School in Tucson, AZ. She loved her family, friends, flowers (especially roses) and her rosary.

Our beautiful strong mother will be missed by her children, Robert (Sharon) Goodman and Gregory Goodman both of Tucson, AZ, Kathryn M. (Adrian) Frerichs of Wilson, Richard (Annie) Goodman of Pekin, and Sherry ( fiancé` Doug Wainwright) Goodman of Mesa, AZ. She leaves 13 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, and 2 great great granddaughters; a brother, James (Edith) Faery of Wilson; a sister, Therese Melcher of Lewiston; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Ellen Diez; a brother, George Faery; and a granddaughter, Deborah Frerichs.

Friends may call at HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, 3648 Ransomville Road, Ransomville on Tuesday from 4 to 8 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 14, at 10:00 am in Immaculate Conception RC Church, 4671 Town Line Rd. (Rte. 429), Ransomville with the Rev. James Bastian officiating. (Please assemble at Church) Burial will follow in Mt. View Cemetery, Pekin. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 East Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014, Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Dr., Lockport, NY 14094 or to Immaculate Conception RC Church.