2019-01-10 / Obituaries

Perle Goodwin

December 14, 2018


Perle Goodwin Perle Goodwin Perle Clinton Goodwin, 87, originally from Forkston, PA, passed away on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 at the Wyalusing Valley Personal Care Home.

Perle and his identical twin brother, Paul, were born on June 29, 1931, sons of the late Earl and Olive Lewis Goodwin on their family farm in Mehoopany Township.

He is survived by his son, Daniel (Cindy Newhart) Goodwin of Wilmot Township; his daughter, Janice (James) Copp of Wilmot Township; his son, Eric Goodwin of Boston, MA; grandson, Shay (Kristin Tiffany) Goodwin and great-granddaughter, Grace of Wyalusing; granddaughter, Chantel (Patrick) Newell, great-granddaughter, Elaina, and great-grandson, Izaiah of Homets Ferry; granddaughter, Keon Copp of Wilmot Township; grandson, William (Taylor Carey) Copp of Tunkhannock and brother, Paul Goodwin of Mehoopany. Besides his parents, Perle was preceded in death by his brothers, Harold and Bernard and his sister, Julia.

A memorial service for Perle will be held on Saturday, Jan. 12 at 11 a.m. at the Forkston United Methodist Church with Pastor Joshua Yorks of the church officiating. Masonic services will be conducted by the membership of the Nicholson Lodge #438 F&AM immediately preceding the memorial service. Greetings for family and friends will begin at 10 a.m. A private burial was held at the Forkston Cemetery for the immediate family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Perleā€™s name to the Forkston Cemetery Association, c/o Paulette Conrad, 271 Main Street, Forkston Township, PA 18629.

Arrangements were entrusted with Sheldon Funeral Homes, 155 Church Street, Wyalusing. Online condolences can be made at www.sheldonfuneralhomes.com.

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