Date/Time June 11, 2008/4:00 PM
W. J. Lyons Jr. Funeral Home
1700 Washington Avenue
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Date/Time June 12, 2008/4:00 PM
St. Pius X Church
|Colonie-Joseph B. Goodrich, age, 81 years, of Colonie passed away Monday June 9, 2008 at the Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany. He was born in Troy and had resided in Albany before moving to Colonie six years ago. Mr. Goodrich was employed as a truck driver for the Times Union Newspaper for 19 ½ years and was also employed for AJ Sprinklers in Albany. He was a US Navy veteran of WW II and was a communicant of St. Pius X Church in Loudonville.
Husband of the late Evelyn Clow Goodrich; father of Patricia (John) Geier of Rensselaer and Cindi (Stephen) Gorzynski of Colonie; grandfather of David (Mindy) Geier, Dina (Scott) Douglas, Jennifer (Eric) Borden and Christopher and Kyle Gorzynski; great-grandfather of Kaelah Douglas and Emily Geier. Brother of the late John Goodrich; special cousin of Bernadette (William) Hoffman. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral will be from the W.J. Lyons Jr. Funeral Home 1700 Washington Avenue Rensselaer Thursday morning at 9:00 and 10:00 at St. Pius X Church Loudonville where the Liturgy of Christian Death and Burial will be offered. Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 4-7 pm. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery, Albany. Contributions in his memory may be made to the VA Hospital Hospice Program 113 Holland Avenue Albany, NY 12208.