Thomas E. Goodroe
Died Jan. 29, 2014
Thomas Ernest Goodroe, 83, of Flushing, died Jan. 29, 2014.
Funeral services were held 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel, 8138 Miller Road, Swartz Creek. Visitation was held 12-8 p.m. Friday. Those desiring may make contributions to the American Cancer Society.
Thomas was born Sept. 12, 1930, in Sterling, the son of Glenn and Lorraine (Savage) Goodroe. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during the Korean War. He was married to Betty Jane Viele on Sept. 19, 1953, in Flint. He retired from GM-Chevrolet in 1985 with 35 years of service. He was a member of the American Legion.
Thomas is survived by his wife, Betty; children, Peter (Donna) Goodroe of Gaines, Terri Weiss of Flushing, Robert Goodroe of Flushing, John Goodroe of Flushing; eight grandchildren, Kristin, Michelle, Jake, Tommy, Tony, Michael, Angie (Jason), Patricia; five great-grandchildren, Drew, Joel, Cecillia, Kellen, Devon; brother, Eugene (Pearl) Goodroe of Davison; sisters, Lorraine (Glen) Archambeau of Tawas, Eve Fisher of Minn., Hazel (Jim) White of Tx., Lee (Nick) Owen of Flushing, Kathy (Dwight) Dehner of Engadine; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Online tributes may be shared on the obituaries page of www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.