In Loving Memory of Ward I. Goodman
Ward I. GoodmanScranton, PA March 7, 1933 ~ May 9, 2016 Date of Service: May 10, 2016
Ward I. Goodman, of Scranton, died Monday morning at V.N.A. Hospice at Geisinger-Community Medical Center, Scranton. His wife is the former Ellen L. Haas.
Born in Scranton, son of the late Aaron and Olive Wardell Goodman, he was a graduate of Scranton Central High School and Syracuse University. He had also served as a pilot in the U.S. Navy. Prior to retirement, he was a self-employed businessman. He was a member of Temple Israel in Scranton.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Bonnie Berger and husband Jamie of Plymouth Meeting, PA; and sons Michael Goodman of Dalton, and Andrew Goodman of Moosic; as well as five grandchildren; his sister Jean Haas of Scranton; nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held today at 2 p.m. in Temple Israel Cemetery, Dunmore, by Rabbi Moshe Saks and Cantor Vladimir Aronzon.
Friends will be received during shiva at the family residence, 912 Taylor Avenue, this evening , Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6-8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Step-by-Step, 744 Kidder St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702; or to Temple Israel, 918 E. Gibson St., Scranton, 18510.