Enid P. Goodwin

Enid Pauline (Roberts) Goodwin, 83, of Saybrook, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord Jesus June 18, 2014, in Ashtabula County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Enid was born Jan. 15, 1931, in Coalton, to Dorsey and Addie Roberts.

She married Oct. 4, 1946, in Coalton, Richard Goodwin of Buckhannon. Richard and Enid were married with five children when he passed away May 26, 1958. Unwavering in her love and loyalty, she remained a widow and raised the children on her own.

Enid’s son, Randy, 18, passed away in 1968, and her son, Michael, 56, passed away in 2011.

She is survived by three children, Richard (Rosina) Goodwin of Ashtabula, Ohio, Vickie (Goodwin) Gruening of Mount Dora, Fla., and Timothy (Elizabeth) Goodwin of Mount Dora, Fla. Enid and Richard had 45 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters, Mildred (Roberts) Arbogast of Beverly and Bonnie (Roberts) Nicely of Ocala, Fla.

Enid was also preceded in death by her parents and six of her siblings, Virgil Roberts, Glenn Roberts, June (Roberts) Arbogast, Dorsey Roberts, Don Roberts and Dale Roberts.

As a single mother, Enid worked at Geneva Rubber Co. and Catherine Ellen Nursing Home. She was a Sunday school teacher and also taught Vacation Bible School. She enjoyed singing in church with her family. Enid was a long-time member of Gateway Church, formerly known as First Assembly of God, Ashtabula, Ohio. Enid was a natural caregiver who extended the grace she found in God to all she encountered.

Family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Friday, June 20, at Mt. Union United Methodist Church in Buckhannon with a funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. Following the service, she will be buried next to her husband, Richard Goodwin, in Mt. Union Church


Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.