Terry Marie Goodman


Terry Marie Goodman, 57, of St. Joseph, MI passed away Saturday, August 1, 2015 at her home.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Services, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, with Rev. Paula Durren officiating. A luncheon will follow at the funeral home. Friends may visit one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Southwest Michigan. Those wishing to sign Terry’s guestbook may do so online at www.starks-menchinger.com.

Terry was born April 30, 1958 in St. Joseph, MI to Raymond & Grace (Varacalli) Goodman. She graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1976, going on to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from Western Michigan University in 1980. Upon graduation, Terry relocated to New York City where she worked as an art consultant in numerous art galleries, including the prestigious Pace Gallery. She then went on to work at IBM Corporation, utilizing her extensive knowledge to help launch the company’s digital art warehousing technology. Terry returned to St. Joseph in 2007 and managed numerous consulting projects, which married her mastery of business concepts and computer graphics.

Terry is survived by her parents, Grace and Ray; three siblings, Paul, Bob (Bernie) and Dick (Jan); six nieces and nephews, Michael, David, Mary, Charles, Leslie and Richie; and her beloved dog, Ruby.


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