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John H. Goodman

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John H. Goodman

Nov. 29, 1931 - June 20, 2018

SOUTH BEND, IN - John H. Goodman of South Bend, who had a life-long compassion for others less fortunate and a subtle sweet wisdom deep in his soul, died June 20, 2018. He was 86. His wife of 53 years, Betty, died before him. He is survived by: his stepdaughter, Linda, whom he loved, nurtured, and raised as his own, and her two children, Carrie and David; his brother, William; nieces, Nancy and Mercedes; and nephews, Jim and Chuck.

John, together with his late mother, Marjorie Goodman, founded Country Manor Interiors in 1960. After its closing in 1973, John worked for Montgomery Wards until his retirement in 1995.

John was an avid reader and his passion for reading and his life were profiled in a feature article, He Loves to Read History, Biographies, in the South Bend Tribune on January 29, 2007.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 15, 2018, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 616 Lincolnway E., Mishawaka. Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel assisted the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the church's Christian Education Fund. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.
Published in South Bend Tribune from Sept. 11 to Sept. 13, 2018
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