Miriam J. Goddard, 89, of Mishawaka, IN passed away on Saturday, February 14, 2015, at her residence, with her loving and caring family at her bedside.
Miriam was born on January 6, 1926 in Mishawaka, IN to Elmer E. and Cecile (Manuwal) Smith. Miriam is preceded in death by her parents and 3 sisters and 2 brothers.
On January 6, 2000, Miriam married Raymond Goddard in Mishawaka, IN. Miriam is survived by her husband Raymond and her 3 children, Kenneth (Diana) Eby of Elkhart, IN, Linda Eby of Florida and Gloria Eby of Mishawaka, IN. Miriam was grandmother to 6 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. Miriam is also survived by 2 brothers, Vernon T. Smith, Roger T. Smith both of Osceola, IN, 2 sisters, Janice Mabry of Texas and Judy Strouse of Bremen, IN.
Miriam graduated from Mishawaka High School. Miriam worked in the Style and Designing Department at Uniroyal Corporation, retiring in 1988. Miriam’s children said that their mother’s hobby was being a workaholic, never resting always working. Miriam was a member of the Calvary Chapel Church in Granger, IN.
The family will receive friends from 4:00pm until 8:00pm on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at Bubb Funeral Chapel 3910 N Main St Mishawaka. The funeral service will be held at 11:00am Wednesday, February 18, 2015, with 1 hour visitation prior, with Pastor Bob Moore officiating at the Calvary Chapel Church 53494 Fir Rd Granger, IN. Burial will follow the service at Fairview Cemetery in Mishawaka.
Memorial contributions can be given to the Hospice Foundation, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545.