Barbara J. Goodfriend, 85, Sackets Harbor

SACKETS HARBOR, NY —  Barbara J. Goodfriend, 85, Sackets Harbor, NY, passed away Monday, Jan. 31, 2022, at the Samaritan Summit Village, Watertown, where she had been a resident for the past year.

Born Feb. 12, 1936, in Saranac Lake, NY, the daughter of the late Felix and Vina (Perras) Pellicella, she graduated from Watertown High School.

She married Glenn C. Goodfriend Sr., on April 4, 1953. The couple spent most of their married life in Brownville and Dexter and the last 25 years in Sackets Harbor.

Barbara worked at Mercy Hospital as a ward clerk for 28 years.

She enjoyed going grocery shopping, gardening, reading, search a word puzzles, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Among her survivors are three children, Pamala (Lyle) Decillis, of Watertown, Jean Goodfriend, of Sackets Harbor, Glenn C. (Milagros) Goodfriend Jr., Watertown; five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren; and her fur babies, Alikat and Roxy.

Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home.

It was her wish to be cremated and there will be no services.

Donations may be made to the SPCA.

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