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Official Obituary of: Alice K. Goodwin, 83, on January 23, 2022

Alice K. Goodwin, 83, on January 23, 2022

Alice K. Goodwin, 83, of Sandcastle Estates in South Attleboro, formerly of Mansfield and Deltona, FL, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 23, 2022 at Maples Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Wrentham. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward H. Goodwin, who passed away on May 23, 2019.

Born in Boston, MA on October 8, 1938, she was the loving daughter of the late Lawrence and Mary (Duffy) Fountain.

Alice grew up in the Mission Hill neighborhood of Boston and was educated in Catholic schools.

Mrs. Goodwin was employed for many years as a department head of Codex in Mansfield and went on to retire from the Foxboro Company.

She was a communicant of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Church in South Attleboro where she volunteered and also volunteered for Meals on Wheels.

Alice loved to play Bingo, various card games – particularly cribbage, trips to Foxwoods, crocheting, swimming, walking, and was an amazing cook. Her favorite times, however, were those spent in the company of her adoring family and the many gatherings and holidays they shared together throughout the years.

She is survived by her children; Karen Roy of North Kingstown, RI, Daniel Goodwin and his wife Ann Marie of Foxboro, and Robert Swank of New Hampshire. She also leaves her grandchildren; Melissa Roy, Sarah Roy, Jennifer Roy, Nicholas Selser, and Robert Selser. She was predeceased by her daughter, Kathleen Selser and her son, Stevie Swank. She was the dear friend of Joan Fillion, Bea McKim and the late Simone Holt.

Her funeral, to which relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend, will be held on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 9 AM from the Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church (Transfiguration of the Lord Parish), 14 Park Street, North Attleboro.

Alice will be interred privately with her late husband, Ed, in North Purchase Cemetery in Attleboro, at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Alice’s memory may be made to MSPCA-Angell, Attn: Donations, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130 or at www.mspca.org.

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  • May her memory be a blessing to all who knew her. We will miss her dependable good nature and laughter. 

  • Thinking of all of you so sorry for your loss remembering Alice’s warm laughter and wonderful sense of humor

  • Sending deep sympathy to the family of Alice Goodwin. She was a kind and loving person with a great personality. With her wonderful smile and sense of humor, she always got me laughing. I miss her every much. May she now enjoy heavenly peace with her husband Ed.

  • Alice was a wonderful lady and a dear friend whom I worked with at Foxboro Co. She always made us laugh and had a kind heart. She will be deeply missed. 
    ♥️

  • Such a beautiful kind soul she will be forever missed and loved…my sincere condolences Karen..she loved you so.

  • Thinking of you Karen and your family in this very sad day! So sorry for your loss! I hope the beautiful memories you keep in your heart , will help to ease your pain and sadness!❤️   
    Love, Marie Sweatt

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  1. Thinking of you Karen and your family in this very sad day! So sorry for your loss! I hope the beautiful memories you keep in your heart , will help to ease your pain and sadness!❤️   
    Love, Marie Sweatt

  2. Such a beautiful kind soul she will be forever missed and loved…my sincere condolences Karen..she loved you so.

  3. Alice was a wonderful lady and a dear friend whom I worked with at Foxboro Co. She always made us laugh and had a kind heart. She will be deeply missed. 
    ♥️

  4. Sending deep sympathy to the family of Alice Goodwin. She was a kind and loving person with a great personality. With her wonderful smile and sense of humor, she always got me laughing. I miss her every much. May she now enjoy heavenly peace with her husband Ed.

  5. Thinking of all of you so sorry for your loss remembering Alice’s warm laughter and wonderful sense of humor

  6. May her memory be a blessing to all who knew her. We will miss her dependable good nature and laughter. 

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