Joseph Goodman, 71


EAST GREENWICH, R.I. – Joseph Goodman died April 7 at Brentwood by the Bay, Warwick. He was the beloved husband of his childhood sweetheart, Rochelle (Cutler) Goodman, for 49 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Karlman and Claire (Gordon) Goodman, he had lived in East Greenwich for 34 years, previously living in Warwick.

He was co-owner of Genter’s Drugstore with his brother, later changing the name to NDS Pharmacy until his retirement. Joseph was a member of Touro Fraternal Association as well as a Mason, serving as a Past Master of Redwood Lodge.

He was the devoted father of Jaime Goodman of East Greenwich and Seth Goodman of Stamford, Connecticut. He was the dear brother of Gerald Goodman and his wife, Pauline, of East Greenwich and Marshelle Bernado and her husband, Robert, of Cornelius, North Carolina. He was the loving grandfather of Eliana.

Contributions may be made to the RI Transplant Center at RI Hospital, 593 Eddy St., Providence, RI 02903.  

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