Marie L. Goodman, age 93, of Ransomville, previously of Sanborn, died peacefully on Monday, May 5, 2014 surrounded by her children while under the care of Hospice of the Valley, in Mesa, AZ, where she resides six months every year. Marie was born on December 2, 1920 in Ransomville, the daughter of the late Fred and Grace (Magorien) Faery and was a graduate of Wilson High School and Doyles School of Beauty.
She was a Beautician for 68 years, starting when she was 11 years old. Marie owned and operated Marie Hair Fashion, in Sanborn from 1963 to her retirement in 2000. She had also worked as a clerk in the Emergency Dept. at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center for a number of years. On November 8, 1941, she married Gordon Goodman and she assisted him with the operation of his farm as well. Gordon predeceased her in 1979, leaving her to raise her five children.
Marie was a communicant of Immaculate Conception R.C. Church in Ransomville, and a member of the Newfane and Sanborn Senior Citizens. She loved to travel, the country of Austria, Arizona sunshine, and Lake Ontario sunsets and breezes. Marie was a beautiful lady both on the inside and out. Kids loved her, student athletes from Starpoint and Immaculate Heart School in Tucson, AZ. She loved her family, friends, flowers (especially roses) and her rosary.
Our beautiful strong mother will be missed by her children, Robert (Sharon) Goodman and Gregory Goodman both of Tucson, AZ, Kathryn M. (Adrian) Frerichs of Wilson, Richard (Annie) Goodman of Pekin, and Sherry (fiance' Doug Wainwright) Goodman of Mesa, AZ. She leaves thirteen grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren, and two great-great-granddaughters; a brother, James (Edith) Faery of Wilson; a sister, Therese Melcher of Lewiston; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Ellen Diez; a brother, George Faery; and a granddaughter, Deborah Frerichs.