William Clarke Goodness

Male 1921 - 1987  (66 years)


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  • Name William Clarke Goodness  [1
    Born 25 May 1921  Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Dec 1987  Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I7217  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Family Ancestors June Lina Shortsleeve,   b. 31 May 1925, Phoenix, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 2004, Oswego, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1948  Oswego, New York, St. Mary's Rectory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Deborah June Goodness,   b. 11 May 1950, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1950, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. Donald R. Goodness
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F2299  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - December 10, 1987 Post Standard - William C. Goodness, 66, of 210 W. Fifth St. died Wednesday at Oswego Hospital after a brief illness. Mr. Goodness was a life resident of the Oswego area. He retired in 1984 as an accountant from Snyder-Mackin Electric, Oswego, and previously was employed with Schaefer Electric. Mr. Goodness was a graduate of Oswego High School. Mr. Goodness was a member of the West Baptist Church. He was a life member of Local 441, Musicians Union, and played in several bands in the Oswego area. He was an avid golfer. An Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific, Mr. Goodness was a member of Post 268, American Legion, and Post 5885, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Surviving are his wife, the former June Shortsleeve; a son, Donald of Oswego; a brother, Francis of Utica; four sisters, Lila Schmidt of Rochester, Bethel Thompson of Utica, Dorothy Acker of Fulton and Jeanette Bullock of Columbus, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Nelson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Chase Cemetery, Lysander. Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 124 W. Fifth St. Contributions may be to the Kidney Foundation.

  • Sources 
    1. [S357] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;;), Number: 068-16-7071; Issue State: New York; Issue Date: Before 1951.