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Remmert Funeral Home

521 East Washington Street, East Peoria, IL

OBITUARY

Mary Catherine Goodale

July 17, 1923February 1, 2020

Mary C. Goodale, 96, of Washington, passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020 in Eureka.

She was born July 17, 1923 in Logansport, IN to Daniel and Daisy (Meredith) Carr. She married Samuel Goodale on January 1, 1942 and he preceded her in death on July 6, 2016. Her parents and three sisters also preceded her in death.

Surviving are one daughter, Nancy (Earl) Vines of Washington; one son, Samuel (Susan) Goodale Jr. of Blairsville, Georgia; three grandchildren, Lori (Brian) Winn of Washington, April Morgan of Washington, and Joshua Goodale of Georgia; eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Mary worked in a munitions factory during World War II and then after moving to Florida worked as a Dance Instructor, teaching Ballroom, Clogging and Line Dancing. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother and sister, who enjoyed knitting, crocheting and playing the organ. Mary also loved computers and even built her own computer in her 70's.

A committal service will be at 2 pm on Monday, February 10, 2020 at Glendale Cemetery in Washington . Remmert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Online condolences may be submitted to www.remmertfuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Committal Service Monday, February 10, 2020

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