The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

Obituaries

June 24, 2014

Dorothy ‘Dot’ L. Goodrick

Ex-Sharon resident was organizations member

- — Dorothy L. “Dot” Goodrick, One Elston Way, Hermitage, formerly of Hannah Court, Sharon, passed away at 4:40 p.m. Sunday (6-22-14) in her residence. She was 95.

Mrs. Goodrick was born June 14, 1919, in Sharpsville to Lewis and Mabel L. Ferguson Baish.

She was a lifelong area resident and was a 1937 graduate of Sharon High School.

Dorothy was a member of St. Joseph’s Church, Sharon.

Prior to her marriage, Dorothy worked at the Sharon Transformer Division of Westinghouse Electric Corp. She also worked for several years with her husband in his accounting practice.

She was a member of the League of Women Voters of Mercer County and a member and past president of the Junior Women’s Club, the Mercer Country Crippled Children’s Society and the former Sharon Regional Hospital Auxiliary.

In 1953 Dorothy was the chairperson for the Salk Polio Vaccine Distribution Program for children attending Mercer County schools.

Dorothy established the Goodrick Family Foundation, which provides academic scholarships to area students pursuing careers in the field of medicine or music. The foundation also provides funds to The Ridgewood at Shenango Valley for the betterment of the residents.  

Her husband, William P. Goodrick, whom she married Sept. 7, 1940, passed away Sept. 14, 2002. They were married for more than 62 years.

She is survived by two sons, Dr. James E. “Ted” Goodrick, Riverside, Calif.; and Michael L. “Mick” Goodrick, Astor Station, Mass.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Lewis Baish Jr.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Goodrick Family Foundation, c/o the Community Foundation of Western Pennsylvania., 7 West State Street, Suite 301, Sharon, PA 16146.

GOODRICK

Mrs. William P. (Dorothy “Dot” L.), 95, of One Elston Way, Hermitage, formerly of Hannah Court, Sharon.  

Calling hours: None. Condolences may be sent by visiting our website at www.McGonigleFuneral HomeandCrematory.com

Service: None.

Inurnment: St. Rose Cemetery Mausoleum, Hermitage.

Arrangements by J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY, 1090 E. State Street, Sharon.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • obt140729-barger,dorothie Dorothie L. Barger

    Dorothie L. Barger, formerly of Sunset Avenue, Grove City, passed away after an extended illness at 11:22 a.m. Monday, July 28, 2014, in Grove Manor, Grove City, where she was a resident since February 2013. She was 85.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • obt140729-fry,rosemary Rosemary Rossi Fry

    Rosemary Rossi Fry of Farrell, passed away at 6:15 a.m. Saturday (7-26-14) in Greenery Specialty Care, Canonsburg, Pa., after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 66.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • obt140729-roshala,john John Z. Roshala

    A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday for John Z. Roshala of Hermitage. He passed away at 4:20 a.m. Sunday (7-27-14) in the Intensive Care Unit of Sharon Regional Health System with his loving family by his side, after a brief illness. He was 73.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • obt140729-dipiero,frances Frances M. Vellente DiPiero

    Frances M. Vellente DiPiero of 337 Frederick Drive, Farrell, formerly of Sharon and Campbell, Ohio, passed away peacefully at 12:25 a.m. Monday, July 28, 2014, in John XXIII Home in Hermitage, after an extended illness. She was 86.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • obt140729-opalensky,frank Frank George Opalensky

    Frank George Opalensky, formerly of Masury, passed away peacefully with his family by his side Sunday morning, July 27, 2014, in the home of his beloved daughter, Jean and her husband Nick Kusich of Avella, where he had lived for the past year. He was 95.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Eleanor Eileen Kaufman Eleanor Eileen Kaufman

    Eleanor Eileen Kaufman of Shenango Presbyterian Senior Care, New Wilmington, formerly of South Market Street, New Wilmington, died Saturday evening (7-26-14) in the Shenango Senior Care. She was 93.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Nancy L. Kitsch Nancy L. Kitsch

    Nancy L. Kitsch of West Middlesex, formerly of Farrell, passed away unexpectedly at 7:15 a.m. Saturday (7-26-14) in Jameson Hospital in New Castle. She was 76.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Thomas P. McComb Thomas P. McComb

    Thomas P. McComb of Hermitage passed away at 10:25 p.m. Saturday (7-26-14) in the hospital of Sharon Regional Health System after a courageous and valiant battle with cancer. He was 66.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jack H. Blystone Jack H. Blystone

    Jack H. Blystone of Hermitage passed away at 10:42 p.m. Thursday (7-24-14) in Juniper Village at the Shenango Inn, Sharon. He was 86.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Myrtle Irene Knauff Myrtle Irene Knauff

    Myrtle Irene Knauff, formerly of Old Ash Road, Springfield Township, passed away after an extended illness at 6:45 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, in Orchard Manor, Pine Township, where she resided since 2005. She was 88.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Leona M. Peters Casacia obit photo Leona M. Peters Casacia

    Leona M. Peters Casacia of 745 Greenville Road, Coolspring Township, passed away at 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Avalon Springs, Coolspring Township. She was 87.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • William H. Spon obit photo William H. Spon

    A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday for William H. Spon, formerly of Emilie Lane, Hermitage. He passed away peacefully of natural causes Wednesday (7-23-14) in O’Brien Memorial Nursing Home, Masury, where he was a resident for the past year. He was 92.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • William T. ‘Tom’ Johnson Sr. obit photo William T. ‘Tom’ Johnson Sr.

    William T. “Tom” Johnson Sr. of Jefferson Township passed away at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in the emergency room of UPMC Horizon, Farrell. He was 74.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Janet E. Patton

    A memorial service will be held Saturday for Janet E. Patton of Mercer, formerly of Charlotte Avenue, Hermitage. She passed away at 5:25 p.m. Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Countryside Convalescent Home, Coolspring Township, after an extended illness. She was 96.

    July 23, 2014

  • Wilma ‘Bunny’ Christman obit photo Wilma ‘Bunny’ Christman

    Wilma Christman, affectionately known as Bunny, of Hermitage passed away early Monday morning, July 21, 2014, in her residence. She was 93.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

Published Magazines