Sue Goodman

Sue Goodman, 82, of Boca Raton, FL, formerly of New Haven and Woodbridge, CT died peacefully June 17, 2018. She was the beloved wife for 62 years, of Robert S. Goodman . Born in New Haven, CT, April 27, 1936, daughter of the late Samuel and Esther Lazaroff Yaffe. Sue graduated Temple University in1956, was a dental hygienist, owned a Diet Center franchise and took on numerous volunteer and community roles including the President of B’nai Jacob Sisterhood and volunteering at the New Haven Jewish Home for the Aged. In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children, Donna Goodman of Boca Raton, FL, Tammy (Robert) Greenberg of Norwood, NJ and Scott Goodman of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; four grandchildren, Stacey Lee, Lindsey Lee, Elliot Lee and Michael Greenberg, one great granddaughter, Emma Goodman Lee and her beloved brother, Harvey Yaffe of Palm Beach Gardens, FL.
Funeral service will be at Congregation B’nai Jacob Synagogue, 75 Rimmon Rd., Woodbridge, CT, Wednesday morning at 11. The interment will be in the B’nai Jacob Memorial Park, Wintergreen Ave., New Haven. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of ones choice.

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  1. Arlene and Sandy Levine said,

    06.18.18 at 1:56 pm

    So very sorry to hear of Sue’s passing…She was an inspiration to many for her example of giving of herself and helping others…our thoughts, prayers and sympathies are with all her precious family..

  2. LindyLee Gold said,

    06.18.18 at 1:58 pm

    Sincere sympathy and condolences! Sue’s memory will serve as your blessing. I know that you are never ready to face loss and that preparation does not assuage grief. I hope that her memory soon elicits smiles to replace the tears.

  3. Julie Brander Neiman said,

    06.18.18 at 4:54 pm

    Please accept my heartfelt sympathy in your time of great sorrow. Words can never express how hard it is to lose someone. She was a wonderful person that we all loved. No one who knew her will ever forget her.

  4. Sam Bobrow said,

    06.18.18 at 5:59 pm

    Dear Bob,
    I was saddened to hear of Sue’s passing. I always enjoyed caring for Sue and remember never seeing her for a visit without you at her side. I will out of the country and regret missing Sue’s funeral and visiting with you.

  5. Sandy and Stephan Hilcoff said,

    06.18.18 at 6:20 pm

    Dear Bob:
    We were so sorry to hear of Sue’s passing. She was a very special lady and will be truly missed. May cherished memories bring you peace and comfort during this most difficult time.

  6. Ed and Elaine Sneideman said,

    06.18.18 at 9:10 pm

    Dear Bob and family,
    Please accept our deepest condolences for your family’s loss. Sue was a very special person; always giving to her family, friends and community. May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you. Your loss has left all of us deeply saddened.

  7. Gail and Peter Weinstein said,

    06.19.18 at 1:32 am

    Dear Bob and Family,
    So sorry for your loss
    Our thoughts are with you.
    Gail and Peter Weinstein

  8. Alvin Berger said,

    06.19.18 at 2:02 am

    Dear Bob and family,
    We are so sad to hear of Sue’s passing. Gary called me today to tell me. We are in Seattle for the summer. Our sincerest sympathy from our family to yours.
    Alvin,Gary and Randi.

  9. martin friedler said,

    06.19.18 at 2:24 am

    Dear Bob and family,,
    we are both very sad of Sues passing. I have known you both for many years and I feel the pain for you bob as I went thru the same 25 yrs ago. may god watch over her soul

  10. Judy and Barry Cobden said,

    06.19.18 at 2:07 pm

    Dear Bob
    So sorry for your loss..we loved having you as our neighbors
    Your wife was a treasure..thinking about you and your family
    Judy and Barry Cobden

  11. Andy Wolf said,

    06.19.18 at 3:50 pm

    Bob and Family!

    To visualize Sue’s always-present smile, joy and can-do spirit is to recall a vibrant and loving light unto our community. Wherever I resided Sue would send a note and regards (via Jimmy and Melanie) which exemplified her wonderful, caring and supportive karma. I wish you peace and comfort at this very sad moment.
    You are in my thoughts,

  12. Larry and Susan Liebman said,

    06.19.18 at 6:17 pm

    Dear Bob and family
    We are so sad to learn of Sue’s passing. Please accept our sincere condolences. Our thoughts are with you. Larry and Susan Liebman

  13. Sarah Rosner said,

    06.20.18 at 12:54 pm

    Dear Bob and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Sue’s passing. Please know that our deepest thoughts and sympathy are with you and your family.
    Sarah and Jeff Rosner

  14. Myra & Lenny Myers said,

    06.20.18 at 4:06 pm

    “Do not stand at my grave and cry.
    I am not there.
    I did not die.” anonymous

    62 years of wonderful memories will sustain you. Thinking of you.
    Myra & Lenny Myers

  15. William A Batts said,

    06.21.18 at 1:53 pm

    Dear Bob and Family,

    We extend to you our deepest condolences and our prayers are with you during this period of loss. May God grant you His love, peace and comfort as you cherish the fond memories of all the wonderful time shared with Sue. Please know that you are in our thoughts.
    Bill & Pat Batts