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Patricia A. (Canning) Goodale
October 8, 1938 ~ December 27, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Patricia Ann Goodale, also known as Pat, peacefully passed away on December 27, 2023, at the age of 85 at her home in York, Maine. She was born on October 8, 1938, in Syracuse, NY, to William J. and Florence M. (Hoff) Canning.
Patricia was preceded in death by her loving husband, Donald J. Goodale, and their infant son, Patrick Michael Goodale, as well as her father, William J. Canning Sr., mother, Florence M. Canning, and brother, William J. Canning Jr.
Patricia was a kind-hearted individual who possessed a unique personality. While she was shy in crowds, she was sociable and enjoyed engaging in one-on-one conversations. Throughout her younger years, Pat led an active lifestyle and had a deep passion for gardening. She found solace and joy in nurturing plants and watching them flourish. Additionally, she loved spending time bowling, engaging in regular exercise, and indulging in the pleasure of reading.
Patricia will be dearly missed by her surviving family members, including her daughter, Penni Goodale Morgan, and son, Paul J. Goodale. She also leaves behind her beloved granddaughter, Kathleen Ruiz, and her husband, Mario, along with their daughter, Kyla. Her grandson, Joshua P. Goodale, and his wife, Julie, along with their daughter Thea. They will cherish the memories they shared with their loving grandmother. Patricia also leaves behind a dear family friend, David M. Lowell, who helped her tremendously with companionship, errands, home maintenance, and lawn care.
The funeral arrangements for Patricia Ann Goodale have been entrusted to Lucas & Eaton, located in York, Maine. The dedicated staff at Lucas & Eaton will ensure that her final journey is handled with the utmost care and respect.
In memory of Patricia, her family invites friends and loved ones to join them in a celebration of her life on Saturday, January 6th at 11am in the Lucas & Eaton Funeral Home. May her gentle soul find eternal peace, and may her memory bring comfort to all those whose lives she touched.