Walter T. Goode, Sr.

Walter T. Goode, Sr., 73, of Fallston (New Brighton), went to be with his Lord on Thursday afternoon, June 24, 2010 at the Heritage Valley Beaver Medical Center in Brighton Township.

He was born in Delhi, LA on June 19, 1937 to the late Wilie Goode and the late Beatrice Lindsy Goode.

Walter was a member of the New Brighton Christian Assembly and had worked as a laborer at Babcock & Wilcox, where he drove forklift and operated the furnace. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, bowling, and gardening.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother and a sister, Robert Goode and Mary Washington, as well as his father-in-law, Rev. Kenneth S. Barbour.

Walter is survived by his wife, Shirley Barbour Goode of Fallston, as well as a son and a daughter: Walter “Rick” (and Peggy) Goode, Jr. and Victoria (and Steven) Tardiff, all of Ellwood City.

He is also survived by a granddaughter, Tonya Tardiff of Ellwood City; a sister, Nellie Cade of Texas; his mother-in-law, Inez Barbour of Beaver Falls, and a special aunt, Dorothy Deltino, and special cousin, Jeffrey Deltino, both of Chippewa Township.

Also surviving are an uncle and two aunts: Robert Singo of Beaver, Emma Weyand of Rochester, and Delores Pack of Niles, OH, as well as numerous cousins.

A Celebration of Walter’s Life will be conducted on Monday, June 28, 2010 at 10:00 A.M. at the TURNER FUNERAL HOME of Ellwood City, Sixth Street at Park Avenue, with Rev. Sam DeMarco, his pastor, officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made, in Walter’s name, to the South African Mission Fund, c/o New Brighton Christian Assembly, P.O. Box 364, New Brighton, PA 15066.

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