Melvie Arlene Goodman of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on December 6,
2019 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was 87 and the
devoted wife of the late Wayne Clarence Goodman.
Mrs. Goodman was born in Wolftrap, VA to the late Ernest McGuffin
Brammer and Mary Emmaline (Burnette) Brammer. She was the loving
mother of Sharon Barker (Harold) and Russell Wayne Goodman (Susan).
She was the adoring grandmother to Stephanie White, Janelle Walden and
Aubrey Goodman. She was the beloved great-grandmother of Caleb and
Levi White and Liam Goodman. She is survived by her sister Ernestine
Smith of Bear, DE. She was preceded in death by her brother Marvin
Brammer, and six sisters; Ethel Wyatt, Alice Fisher, Nancy Brammer, Edith
Farley, Barbara Vest, and Mildred Felty
Mrs. Goodman had retired from the Maryland State Highway
Administration as a Toll Collector. The Christmas Season was her favorite
and she loved collecting Santas. She enjoyed challenging jigsaw puzzles
and loved reading Horror stories by her favorite authors. She loved the
beach and Garden City Beach, SC was her favorite.
A viewing will be held on Thursday, December 12, 2019 from 12 P.M. to 2
P.M. at the Zellman Funeral Home, P.A., 123 S. Washington Street, Havre
de Grace, MD. Where a funeral service will be held at 2 P.M. Officiating will be Rev. Eric Braswell.
In lieu of flowers, friends and family may make contributions to the
Alzheimer’s Association, 1850 York Road, Suite D, Timonium, MD 21093.
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