Eldon L. Goodberry, 90, formerly of Adams
Lorraine - Eldon L. Goodberry, 90, formerly of Adams, died Tuesday morning at University Hospital, Syracuse.
There will be a graveside service with military honors at 10:00 am Saturday in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek. There are no calling hours.
Arrangements are with the Piddock Funeral Home, Adams.
Born June 17, 1923 in Verona, Canada, son of Lorenzo and Ida Goodberry, he graduated from Adams Center High School in 1931. He served in the United States Army from 1943 - 1945, and was a recipient of the Asiatic Pacific Service Medal.
Following his discharge, he worked at Sicard Manufacturing and Hall’s Ski Lift as a welder for several years, then went to work at the former Dairyman’s League in Adams doing maintenance, retiring in 1977.
He married Mary Price of Pierrepont Manor on April 29, 1955 at the Belleville United Methodist Church. The couple lived all their married life on Hungerford Avenue, Adams. Mrs. Goodberry died October 21, 1977.
He is survived by one son, James (Robin) Goodberry, Lorraine; one daughter, Sandra (Patsy) Storino, Adams; three grandchildren, Jason (Jennifer) Goodberry, Oswego, Courtney (Jeremy) Snyder, Rodman, Jade (Bub) McNeely, Pulaski; six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by two sisters and one great grand daughter.
Mr. Goodberry enjoyed woodworking, boating and fishing.
He was a member of the South Jefferson VFW Post 5344.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired of Jefferson County, 321 Prospect St, Watertown, NY 13601.
Thursday, July 24, 2014, Watertown, NY
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