Sylvia Goodman, 98, of Groton, CT and formerly of West Hartford, CT passed away on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at Fairview Nursing Home in Groton, CT. Born in Brooklyn, NY on September 20, 1915, daughter of the late Chaim and Anna (Cohen) Goldberg, she was raised in Mineola, Long Island and had lived in Far Rockaway, NY for over 30 years before moving to West Hartford, CT in 1991. She leaves her daughter, Harriet Grayson and her husband, Arthur of Westerly, R.I.; two grandchildren, Stacey Leigh Grayson of Pittsburgh, PA and Rebecca Zipporah Ocque, MD and her husband, Andrew "Jake" Ocque of Pittsburgh, PA; and a sister, Gladys Shapiro of Delray Beach, FL. She was predeceased by a brother, Isadore Goldberg; and two sisters, Esther Brenoff and Minnie Goldberg.
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Funeral services will be held TODAY, Friday, August 22, 1 p.m., at the Carmon Poquonock Funeral Home, 1816 Poquonock Ave., in the Poquonock section of Windsor, CT. Burial will follow in the Hebrew Benevolent Association Cemetery, Preston, CT. Her family will observe a memorial period on Sunday, August 24, with a Shiva Minion at 7 p.m., at the home of Harriet Grayson, 48 Spring St., Westerly. Her family will also observe a memorial period on Monday, August 25th, and Tuesday, August 26th, from 2-4 p.m. and 5-8 p.m., at their home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Jewish Community Center, 335 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford, CT 06117. For online condolences, please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com.
Carmon Poquonock Funeral Home
1816 Poquonock Avenue Poquonock, CT 06064
Published in The Westerly Sun from Aug. 21 to Aug. 22, 2014