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David Goodberry

Obituary of David A. Goodberry

Dave was a compassionate and caring man that carried out a life of love. His deep love for people, nature, sweet treats and god fulfilled his days. No matter how he felt, he always put others before himself. Sometimes working 3 jobs or 7 days a week, he would do anything he could to provide for his family. At just 18 years old, he started his job at ford stamping plant before serving in the United States Army as military police. After his service, he spent some time working as a meat cutter in Brooklyn, where he met the love of his life, Maria. Together, the two of them went to see “butch Cassidy and the Sundance kid” as their first date. soon after that, they married in queens and moved to buffalo to enjoy their new life and return to the ford plant until his retirement 38 years later. Dave and Maria were married for 48 years. Dave served his Hamburg community as a Scranton fire company volunteer fire fighter. Dave encouraged his children to explore the beauty of nature and was an avid fisherman and hunter. Dave was a proud member of the South Towns Walleye Association and never missed a chance to go fishing in Lake erie, sturgeon point and 18 mile creek with his brother, children, grandchildren and good friends. He also adored any sweets he could get his hands on, from peanut donuts to banana crème and cherry pies that his sister would make for him. Throughout his life, he held an unwavering faith in God, which he shared with those who surrounded him. His love of God was displayed in his daily words and actions. He respected and was kind to everyone he met. Always happy, cheerful and giving. He served all he met with a kind word, deed or just his radiant smile! Goodberry, David A. January 31, 2020 of Hamburg, NY. Beloved husband of Maria C. (nee DeAcetis) Goodberry; devoted father of Andrew (Shannon) Goodberry, David (Rachael) Goodberry, and Lisa (Michael) Kaseman; cherished grandfather of Cooper, Aidan, Luke, Adam, Ryan, Cameron, Madelyn, and Lauren; loving brother of Marguerite “Peggy” (Robert) Hunt, Albert (Carol) Goodberry, and late Claudia (Donald) Sherman; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends received on Saturday from 9 AM – 12 PM at LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, INC. 4199 Lake Shore Road (corner of Camp Rd and Rte. 5) Hamburg, NY 716-627-2919. Where funeral services will immediately follow at 12 noon. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital. Please make online donations and condolences at www.LakesideFuneralHome.com.
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Saturday
8
February

Visitation

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. - Hamburg, NY
4199 Lake Shore Road
Hamburg, New York, United States
716-627-2919
Saturday
8
February

Funeral Service

12:00 pm
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. - Hamburg, NY
4199 Lake Shore Road
Hamburg, New York, United States
716-627-2919
Saturday
8
February

Committal Service

1:00 pm
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Lakeside Cemetery
4810 Camp Road
Hamburg, New York, United States
716-649-5507