Dorothy Estelle Goodman
Dorothy Estelle Goodman
  • March 6, 1928 - August 9, 2017
  • Tampa, Florida

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Dorothy Gillen Goodman, 89, passed away on August 9, 2017. Known to her friends as “Dot”, she was born in Tallahassee, Florida and lived most of her childhood in Jacksonville, Florida. She moved to Tampa from Jacksonville, Florida where she had lived with her husband upon his retirement from a career with Federal government and military. Dot is survived by her loving children; her daughter, Betsy Whittington and her sons, Steve Goodman and Tom Goodman, 13 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and her sister, Carolyn Roberts. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, David R Goodman and her sons, David J. and Michael R. Goodman.

Dot enjoyed cooking, sewing, handicrafts, and travel. She traveled extensively, living in France and Japan during her husband’s career as an army officer. While residing at Aston Gardens Westchase, Dot enjoyed many of the excursions and activities with her friends in the community there. A life-long Episcopalian, Dot was a member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church since moving to Tampa and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church when she lived in Jacksonville. Family and friends are invited to attend a remembrance gathering, Monday, August 14, 2017, from 6-8 pm at the Blount & Curry West Chapel, 6802 Silvermill Drive, Tampa, where a memorial service will be celebrated at 7:30 pm.