Nancy Goodrich

Obituary of Nancy A. Goodrich

Wayland – Nancy A. Goodrich, 81 years of age, passed away early Friday afternoon, August 28, 2020 at her home. Nancy was born March 15, 1939 in Wayland the daughter of Nicholas and Kathleen (Vogt) Mark. She grew up in Wayland and has remained a life-long resident of the area. Nancy graduated from Wayland Central School and also from St. Bernard’s Seminary with certification in Catholic Catechism. She was the religious education coordinator for both St. Joseph’s Parish in Wayland and St. Januarius Parish in Naples for many years. Nancy and Bill Goodrich were married August 26, 1961 and together have celebrated 59 years, 2 days and approximately 2 hours together!! Nancy’s hobbies were many but first and foremost was her devotion to her faith and volunteering at St. Joseph’s Church. She chaired the festival committee and bingo along with singing in the choir for years. Other hobbies included baking and decorating cakes (and teaching people that skill); playing cards with friends; and travelling with Bill to St. Catherine’s, Myrtle Beach, Georgia and New Jersey! Nancy was pre-deceased by her parents, Nicholas and Kathleen Mark; and her son Mark in March of 2020. She is survived by her husband Bill Goodrich of Wayland; her children, Marcy (Jeff) Ryan, of Kathleen, GA, Jill (Dario) Lecusay Jr. of Flemington, NJ, Josh Goodrich of Jersey City, NJ; her grandchildren, William (Jessica) Babcock, Nicholas (Bianca) Babcock, Megan (Joseph) Thomas, Sean (Bess) Ryan, and Noelle, Dario III, Terese, and William Lecusay; several great-grandchildren; her siblings, Ken (Judy) Mark of Wayland and Sandy (Rodney) Burger of Perkinsville; along with several nieces and nephews. Nancy’s family and friends may call Monday August 31, 2020 from 4-7pm at the St. George-Forsythe Funeral Home, 109 West Naples St., Wayland. Face covering, social distance and no physical contact policies will be in effect. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held privately for Nancy at St. Joseph’s Church in Wayland. Interment and committal prayers will take place at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Wayland. Contributions in memory of Nancy A. Goodrich may be made to the Vincent House, 310 Second Ave., Wayland, NY 14572 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 435 East Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14620.

Visitation / Calling Hours

Monday August 31, 2020 ~ 4-7pm ~ Face covering, social distance and no physical contact policies will be in place.

Mass of Christian Burial

Private ~ St. Joseph's Church


St. Joseph's Cemetery Wayland, NY
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