Ora Mae Leah Goodrich
SPRINGFIELD, IL - Ora Mae Leah Goodrich, 87, of Springfield, passed away Monday, June 16, 2014, at St. John's Hospice.
She was born Jan. 2, 1927, in Springfield, the daughter of the late Orville William and Genevieve (Runkels) McCafferty. She married Robert Wesley Goodrich in Springfield on May 16, 1948, and he preceded her in death on March 29, 1971.
Mrs. Goodrich worked as a secretary at St. John's Hospital for 43 years and was a lifelong member of Wesley United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Genie (husband, Paul) Anning of Riverton, IL; granddaughter, Lori (husband, Erik) Hanson of Riverton, IL; two grandsons, Rob Anning of Springfield and Steve (wife, Tracey) Anning of Riverton, IL; four great-grandchildren: Jack Hanson, Emma Hanson, Genevieve Anning, and Paul Anning; brother, Bud (wife, Susie) McCafferty of Rochester, IL; and many nieces and nephews. She also loved Karen and Chris Hannam, Sarah Stickney, and Justin Stickney and took them in as her grandchildren.
Besides her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister "Boots" Pantier and two brothers, Jim and Kenny McCafferty.
Services are under the direction of Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 E. Allen, Springfield, where visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Funeral services will be held on at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 19, 2014, with the Rev. Grant Ray officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield.
Memorials may be made to: Riverton Christian Church.
Please visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at bischandsonfuneralhome.com where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.