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Joseph Goodman

Joseph Thomas "Joe" Goodman

Wednesday, March 22nd, 1922 - Friday, March 29th, 2019
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Obituary

Joseph Thomas Goodman, 97, of Toms River passed away peacefully on Friday, March 29, 2019 at his home.

Joe was born and raised in New Boston, PA, where he graduated from Mahanoy Township High School. Upon graduation, he attended and graduated from McCann School of Business.

At the age of 20, Joe entered the Navy and served for three years on the U.S.S. Benson during WWII from 1942-1945.

In 1949, Joe married Eleanor Matthews, the love of his life for nearly 70 years. Joe and Eleanor raised their 7 children in Rahway, NJ later enjoying their retirement years in Toms River.

Joe worked for 30 years as a Financial Analyst for Exxon Corporation. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council # 1146 in Rahway and the VFW Post#129 in Toms River. After retirement he enjoyed travel, playing golf and spending time with his 7 children, 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Joe was predeceased by his parents, Cornelius and Anna; his 3 brothers, Thomas, Connie and Jackie; his oldest daughter, Mary Cooney; and by his great-grandson, Marcus Vasil.
Surviving are his wife of 69 years, Eleanor (Matthews) Goodman; adult children, Betty Anne Vasil and her husband, Rich of Manchester, Margie Marranca and her husband, Frank of Manchester, Joe Goodman and his wife, Mary Ellen of Spring Lake, Terry Williams and her husband, David of Waretown, Mark Goodman and his wife, Cyndi of Lincroft and Christine Edzek of Colonia, his 17 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and his youngest brother, James Goodman and his wife, Joan of Mahanoy City, PA. He also leaves his son-in-law, Mary's husband, Thomas Cooney of Glen Falls, NY.

Joe spent his final days at home, lovingly cared for by his wife, children, grandchildren and his special caretaker, Milena.

Visiting will be Sunday, March 31, 2019 from 4:00-8:00pm at O’Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Rd. Brick, NJ. A Mass of Christian burial will be offered on Monday, April 1, 2019 at 10:30am at Holy Family Church, 1139 E. County Line Rd. Lakewood, NJ. Burial will follow at St. Mary of the Lake Cemetery, 1 Honey Locust Dr. Lakewood.

Donations may be made in honor of Joe’s daughter, Mary Cooney to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Ave. Suite 200 Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 or by visiting their website at www.pancan.org.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, March 31st, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Sunday, March 31st, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    O'Brien Funeral Home - Brick
    Address
    505 Burnt Tavern Road Extension
    BRICK, NJ 08724
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  • Service

    Monday, April 1st, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Monday, April 1st, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    Holy Family Church
    Address
    1139 East County Line Rd.
    lakewood, NJ 08701
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  • Interment

    Location
    St. Mary of the Lake Cemetery
    Address
    1 Honey Locust Rd.
    LAKEWOOD, NJ 08701
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Donations

Donations are being accepted for: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

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Jackie Yagla

Posted at 01:03pm
"Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day, unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal." Treasure those dear memories and keep them close in your heart. Jackie Yagla
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The Cooneys, Geoff Sara Liam Alana Vivian Sean Jen

Posted at 10:46am
In warm remembrance of a loving Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather
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MIKE AND JEAN ADAMIEC

Posted at 05:34pm
May fond memories of your FATHER JOSEPH T GOODMAN , bring you comfort during
this hard time in your life. Look back on all the good memories you were able to have and smile at the fact that you were able to share these before he passed away.Our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family.
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Kerry McGrath

Posted at 02:28pm
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
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Tony and Mike Foglia

Posted at 02:12pm
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. Our warmest condolences...
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