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December 21, 2013 - 12:00pm

James R. Goodenbery Jr.

posted by T.J. Woodward.

James R. Goodenbery Jr., 60 of Oakfield, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Friday December 20, 2013. He was born September 9, 1953 in Batavia to the late James R. (Irene Pietrzykowski) Goodenbery. Jim was a member of St. Padre Pio Parish in Oakfield. He enjoyed bowling, playing softball and movies. Jim loved spending time with his family especially his grandchildren. 

He is survived by his beloved wife Janet M. (Peterson) Goodenbery of Oakfield, sons James R. (Sarah) Goodenbery III of Rodman, Jason P. (Casey) Goodenbery of Eagle River, AK; Jeffrey D. (Corissa) Goodenbery of Bergen and Joseph B. Goodenbery of Washington, D.C. Three brothers Mark of Batavia, Martin (Zina) of Kendall and Matthew Goodenbery of El Paso, TX, six sisters Teresa (Steve) Robinson of Batavia, Barbara (Michael) Crowley of Attica, Ann Goodenbery of E. Bethany, Irene Fuller, Rose Luce and Bernadette Goodenbery all of Batavia. 8 grandchildren Wyatt, Patricia, Rachel, Marianne, Elizabeth, Julianne, Peyton and Cambria survive along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Thursday December 26, 2013 from 4 to 7 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday December 27, 2013 at 10:00 AM in St. Padre Pio Parish, 56 Maple Avenue, Oakfield, NY 14125. He will be laid to rest in St.Cecilia’s Cemetery, Oakfield.

In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to Genesee Cancer Assistance, 16 Bank Street, Batavia NY 14020 or St. Padre Pio Parish, 56 Maple Avenue, Oakfield, NY 14125. To sign the online guest registry please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or for more information call (585) 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

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