Online Obituary for Dorothy S. Goodrich

Name: Dorothy S. Goodrich
Date of Birth: Aug 04, 1924
Date Deceased: Dec 19, 2018
Hometown: Avoca
State N.Y.
Age: 94 Years
Service Date: Jan 19, 2019
Service Time: 2:30 p.m.
Services Location: Avoca Funeral Home
Place of Interment: Valley View Cemetery, Avoca
Dorothy S. Goodrich


Dorothy S. Goodrich

AVOCA-Dorothy S. Goodrich, 94, of Avoca, died Wednesday (Dec. 19, 2018) surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Bath on Aug. 4, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Florence (Bailey) Sager. On June 24, 1943 she married H. Leigh Goodrich, Jr. in Ashville, N.Y. A lifelong resident of Avoca, Dorothy was a graduate of Avoca Central School. After graduation she was employed as a dental assistant and later as a secretary for the Robin Adiar Co. Dorothy enjoyed golf, bowling and traveling.

Her immediate family includes her deceased husband of 64 years, Leigh; her daughter, Susan (Jay) Dickson of Bath; son, James (Anna) Goodrich of Glastonbury, Conn.; son, Robert (Barbara) Goodrich of Avoca and her predeceased son, Kris (Rebecca) Goodrich) of Bath.

Dorothy was blessed with a long life which includes; her grandchildren, Andy (Rhonda) Dickson, Bryan (Nicole) Dickson, Brett (LeeAnn) Dickson, Andrea (Chris) Mulhall, Lisa Goodrich and Matthew (Ryan) Goodrich, Kristen (Michael) Ciccarelli, Ryan Goodrich and Heather (Brad) Farrow; her great-grandchidlren,Eric (Joelle) Dickson, Branden Dickson, Devyn (Dylan) Ellison, Dylan Dickson, Deyton Dicson, Alexandra Dickson, Brady Dickson, Bradley Mulhall, Cameron Mulhall, Olivia Ciccarelli, Carson, Ciccarelli, Faith Goodrich, Mya Farrow, Noah Kisiah, Finley Kisiah, Maximus Kisiah, Maddyson Kisiah; her great-great-grandchild, Kinsleigh Dickson. She is also survived by her first cousin, Stanley Sager; as well as many other cousins.

She dedicated her life to her family which always came frst. She taught others to love all individuals for who they are, never to judge someone by their choices and to know what it feels like to be unconditionally loved. She never took sides and never spoke negatively of anyone. Heaven’s timing was perfect so she could join her son, Kris, for his first birthday in heaven.

The Avoca Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Dorothy S. Goodrich.

Calling hours are from noon-2:30 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 19, 2019) at the Avoca Funeral Home, 22 N. Main St., Avoca, where a memorial service will immediately follow. After the services, burial will be at Valley View Cemetery, Avoca.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute in her memory to Elizabeth Rose Ministries, Buena Vista Wesleyan Church, the American Cancer Society (local chapter) or the Alzheimer’s Association.

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