Jamie S. Goodwin

December 11, 1977July 11, 2018

Jamie Shirley Goodwin, 40, of Woonsocket, passed away unexpectedly at home on July 11, 2018. Born in Providence, Jamie was the daughter of Karen Tartaglia and Robert Goodwin. Jamie grew up in Johnston.

Jamie was an active volunteer for the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Rhode Island. Jamie had certificates to be a Peer Recovery Specialist in Mental Illness and Substance Use from NAMI-RI, Family Service of RI, Parent Support Network of RI, and the Miriam Hospital. Jamie was a trained Facilitator for NAMI-RI support groups. Jamie had struggled with mental illness throughout her lifetime and used those experiences to compassionately help others.

Other than her parents, Jamie is survived by daughters: Angelina Goodwin-Carrion; and Samantha Tartaglia, a law student at Suffolk University Law School. Jamie was the grandmother of Shirley and Deirdre. Jamie was also survived by her maternal grandparents, Charles and Shirley Tartaglia, in addition to four aunts and uncles, two paternal half-siblings, and multiple cousins.

Jamie’s memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 from 4-7 PM in the Romano Funeral Home in Providence, RI. Email her daughter, Samantha, for more information at Memorial Donations may be made to the family.


Jamie S. Goodwin

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Dianne Boerger

July 29, 2018

I met Jamie at the YMCA we had coffee on many occasions had Chinese food at the buffet on diamond hill road was so sad to hear this I always wished the best for her because she deserved it may she rest in peace love always you friend Dianne Boerger

Samantha Tartaglia

July 24, 2018

Rest In Peace, Mom.

Carla Tartaglia

July 19, 2018

Karen my deepest condolences and prayers go out to you and your family. I will always cherish the times we spent together when the kids were small. I was just recently looking at pictures of Jaime when she was little the other day. Jaime may you fly high with the angels. Auntie Carla