A Private Memorial Mass for William J. Goodwin, 88, Lawrence, KS was held at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence. He died Friday, December 24, 2010 at Brandon Woods at Alvamar in Lawrence.
He was born June 23, 1922 in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Edward L. and Jessie Baker Goodwin.
Mr. Goodwin served his country in the US Navy during World War II.
He worked as a telephone repairman for New York Bell Telephone Company for 38 years. He retired in 1984. He was a former member of the Communication Workers of America.
He married Ann Kowalinski in Maspath, New York on May 4, 1947. She preceded him in death on February 9, 2002.
Survivors include two sons; Robert L. Goodwin and Martin W. Goodwin, both of Lawrence and one grandson.