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Rev. George I. Goodwin, 84; Pastor In NY, Vt.; Ran Popular ‘Tent Meeting’

IN MEMORIAM:  Rev. George Goodwin, 84;

Pastor In NY, Vt.; Ran Popular ‘Tent Meeting’

Rev. Dr. George I Goodwin, Jr

EAST WORCESTER – The Rev. Dr. George I. Goodwin, Jr. (aka “Rev”), 84, whose annual “Tent Meetings” in Pennsylvania drew hundreds of participants, has gone to be with the Lord on Aug. 1, 2019.

Dr. Goodwin was born on March 4, 1935, in Newburgh, the son of the late Rev. George Goodwin Sr., and Emma B. (Jones) Goodwin.

He was predeceased by his parents; a brother, Harold, and four sisters, Rilla Mae Goodwin of Newburgh, Sally Borst of Longmont, Colo., Diane Marendo of Cold Springs, and Carolyn Sayre of Woodland, Calif.

Wanda J. Johns, 84; With Husband, Ran Farm, Businesses

IN MEMORIAM: Wanda J. Johns, 84;

With Husband, Ran Farm, Businesses

EAST WORCESTER – Wanda A. Johns, 84, he worked at her husband’s side on a number of business ventures, including farming, passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at Fox Hospital in Oneonta.

She was born Feb. 15, 1934, in Coxsackie, daughter of Maurice and Cynthia (Butler) Barnes.  She married Howard Johns on June 30, 1951, in Schenevus.   Self-employed as a wholesale egg dealer, meat cutter, and cattle dealer and hauler, he predeceased her in 2013.

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