Friday, December 6, 2013

Janet R. (Hood) Goodsell

Janet R. Goodsell, age 91, passed away on Friday, December 6, 2013, at Lakeshore Manor. Janet was born in Racine on September 25, 1922, daughter of the late Stanley and Elizabeth (Nee: Scheviak ) Hood.

Janet was a graduate of Park High School, “Class of 1940.” On October 2, 1942, Janet was united in marriage to Raymond Goodsell, who preceded her in death on October 31, 2011. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She was a member of the Racine Junior League and also volunteered for the St. Mary’s Hospital Auxiliary. Janet enjoyed reading, playing bridge and was an avid golfer at Racine Country Club. She was loved dearly and will be sadly missed.

Surviving are her children, R. Scott (Pamela) Goodsell, Gary (Susan) Goodsell, Mary (Michael) Patterson, Nancy (John) Mullen; seven grandchildren; Beth Honeycutt, Dana Goodsell, Regan Goodsell, Brooke Patterson, Brian Patterson, Katherine Patterson (Fiancé Jason Gruettner) and Brendon Mullen; great-grandson, Austin Honeycutt; sister, Cora Zwettler, other relatives and many dear friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, she also was preceded in death by her daughter, Judy; brother-in-law, Jack Zwettler; and nephew, Gregory Zwettler.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2201 Northwestern Ave., with Rev. Ricardo Martin officiating. Private entombment will be held at Holy Cross Garden Mausoleum, Hwy. 32. Relatives and friends may meet with the family on Tuesday at the church from 9 a.m. until time of Mass. Memorials to the Health Care Network or Hospice Alliance Inc, have been suggested by the family.

A very special thank you to the entire staff at Lakeshore Manor for their loving and compassionate care.

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