Richard Lewis Goodwill, 79, of Pinegrove Way, Erie, PA, and formerly of North Warren, PA, passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2013 at his residence.
Mr. Goodwill was born May 7, 1933, in Warren, PA, the son of the late Paul and Margaret Carlson Goodwill. Richard was an insurance salesman for many years from which he retired. He enjoyed boating, camping, and water skiing. In more recent years, he enjoyed traveling, spending winters in Florida, and shopping with his wife, Julie. He was an avid card player in the 500 Club at the Senior Center. Most importantly, Richard was a loving father and husband. He truly cherished the time he spent with his family at picnics and reunions.
He is survived by his wife, Julie Goodwill, Erie, PA, whom he married on October 25, 1997, in Warren, PA; four children, Priscilla Snyder, and husband, Tom, Youngsville, PA, Richard Goodwill, Jamestown, NY, Victoria Powell, and husband, Allan, Bemus Point, NY, and Brenda Passmore, and husband, Ted, Warren, PA; two step sons, Christopher Jankovich, and wife, Kris, Egg Harbor Twp., NJ, and Jonathon Jankovich, and wife, Gwen, Bradenton, FL; fourteen grandchildren; fourteen greatgrandchil dren, and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Lorraine Fitzpatrick Goodwill and his siblings, P. Robert Goodwill and Sandra Hixon.
Friends will be received at the Peterson Blick Funeral Home, Inc., 1003 Penn Ave., E., Warren, on Thursday, April 4, 2013 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., at which time a funeral service will be held there with Rev. Jonathon Jankovich officiating.
Burial will be in the Oakland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bradenton Christian School 3304 43red St. W, Bradenton, FL 34209, or the Shiners Hospital for Crippled Children, 1645 W. 8th St., Erie, PA 16505.
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