Howard Goodwin

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Howard Goodwin

Howard Goodwin Howard Goodwin, age 88, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on November 30, 2018 at his home under the care of Hospice. Howard was born in Niagara Falls, NY on June 28, 1930, the son of Dean and Vera (Young) Goodwin.
Howard was a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls and graduated from Niagara Falls High School. He went on to get a Master of Science degree from Canisius College of Buffalo.
Howard enlisted in the United States Army and served during the Korean War, after which he was granted an honorable discharge.
He began his career as a postal worker and then obtained a position with the Niagara Falls school system where he worked for 24 years as a Social Studies teacher, until his retirement in 1987. He enjoyed jazz music and discussing politics with his friends.
In 1982 he married Anne Marie LaPlace from the French West Indies, his wife until his death.
He is survived by her and his two children from a previous marriage, Dale and Dayna Goodwin; as well as one cousin, Sandra LaBelle of Philadelphia, PA. He is predeceased by one sister, Marie Allene Goodwin.
Howard donated his body to the Science Department of the University of Buffalo. A memorial is planned for the future with his church, St. Mary's of the Cataract.
Published on December 4, 2018
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