Barbara Jean Goold

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Goold, Barbara Jean ROTTERDAM Barbara J. Goold of Rotterdam died at Ellis Hospital on December 26, 2013. She is survived by her son, Howard L. Goold of Rotterdam; her daughter, Sara E. Goold Horne of Westport, Conn., and four grandchildren. Her husband and three daughters predeceased her. Barbara was born on September 17, 1928 in Johnstown, Pa. to Henry and Ellen Wissinger. She grew up in Pontiac, Mich. She graduated with a bachelor of arts from Michigan State University. Barbara started work as a social worker in the Detroit Juvenile Court. She later taught high school English. Barbara was a devoted mother, amateur pilot at 16, an avid reader, active member of the Calvary United Methodist Church in Latham, and proprietor of Hand & Heart gift store. A memorial service is planned for February 8 at 11 a.m. at the Calvary United Methodist Church in Latham. A reception will follow in the parlor. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Calvary United Methodist Church.

Published in Albany Times Union on Feb. 2, 2014
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