May 9, 1942 – November 9, 2020
Betty Goodenow was called home to be with Jesus on Nov. 9, 2020 at the age of 78. Betty was born May 9, 1942 to David and Viola Reed of Bowdoin Maine. Betty went to Bowdion and Lisbon schools where she graduated from Lisbon High school. Betty worked a variety of jobs, from the shoe making industry to electronics. She retired from Cooper Industries where she meet her husband Doug Goodenow they were married Oct. 23, 1993. Betty enjoyed many hobbies some of which were ceramics, gardening, exercising with a group of friends at Silver Sneakers in Bowdoin. She enjoyed taking trips to New Hampshire to visit with her sister and son. Betty said some of her best times was hanging out with her niece Vicky even it was just running errands or getting a bite to eat. Betty was a member of the Lisbon Falls Baptist Church. She couldn't wait for Sunday's to spend time with her church family. Betty thought the world of all the Pastors. Betty was predeceased by her parents David and Viola Reed, brothers Arthur Reed and Alvin Reed. Sisters Nancy Gray, Josephine Reed. She is survived by her husband Doug Goodenow of Bowdoin, sons Rick Farnum and sole mate Lisa of Saco, David Farnum and wife Lisa of Berlin, N.H. Stepdaughter Melissa Wallace of Bowdoin. Brothers Paul Reed and wife Caroline of Topsham, Lloyd Reed and wife Sally of Lisbon, Sisters Sally Bellrose and husband Norman of Gorham, N.H. Mary Reed of Lisbon, and Hortense Blanchard of Rumford. A number of grand children and great grandchildren. Services will be held at Crossman Funeral Home, Lisbon Falls, Me. Nov 20, 4pm to 8pm and Nov. 21 at the Lisbon Falls Baptist Church 11:00 am
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November 18, 2020
This was a very special lady.I am so glad I got to know her.A very special kind lady.I bought some tea cups from her and promised never to sell them and I will keep that promise.She truly was one of a kind.Today she is with our Lord and Savior where she wanted to be.I know she will be missed by her family.Blessings to her family.
Debbie Ethier ( Reed)
November 12, 2020
God took another angel home . Aunt Betty love you your now out of pain but the ones you left behind are going thru this heart ache
November 12, 2020
My sympathy to Betty's family. She became my close friend at Silver Sneakers and even a greater friend thereafter. I will miss her friendship and will cherish the good memories.