A lifelong resident of Malden, passed away peacefully on October 15, 2023. She was 91 years old. Family was at the heart of Joanna’s world. She took pride in nurturing and caring for her loved ones. Joanna loved cooking and always looked forward to receiving her special Christmas cookies. She loved traveling with large groups of friends, collecting memories and experiences that enriched her life. Her bowling league was a testament to her love for laughter and companionship, where she shared countless strikes and spares with cherished friends.
Joanna was the beloved wife of the late Herbert T. Goodwin. She was the loving mother of Debra Casey and her husband Joseph of Malden, Michael Goodwin and his wife Maria of North Reading, Robert Goodwin and his wife Kelly of Naples, FL and James Goodwin of Northwood, NH. Joanna was the dear sister of Josephine Hopkins and her husband Rodney of Stoneham and the late Domenic Berardi Jr. She was the cherished grandmother of Michael Goodwin Jr. and his wife Crystal, Anthony Goodwin, Daniel Casey, Alana Casey and her husband Christopher Poirier, and great grandmother of Kayla and Bronson Goodwin. She is also survived by nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the A. J. Spadafora Funeral Home, 865 Main Street, Malden on Monday October 23rd at 9:00am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Immaculate Conception Church, 600 Pleasant Street, Malden at 10:00am. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Sunday October 22nd from 3:00pm-5:00pm. Interment will be in Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers donations in Joanna’s memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Association at alzheimers.org