Athalee H. Goodwin, 76, insurance company clerk

April 04, 2003

Athalee H. Goodwin, a retired insurance clerk and former Northeast Baltimore resident, died of lung cancer Tuesday in the hospice unit of Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pa. She was 76.

Born and raised Athalee Hardin in Jacksboro, Tenn., where she graduated from high school, she moved to Baltimore during World War II and took a job at Maryland Shipbuilding and Drydock Co. in Fairfield.

Mrs. Goodwin retired in 1975 after a decade as a clerk at Maryland Casualty Insurance Co.

She was married in 1946 to Raymond L. Goodwin. A Maryland Casualty employee, he died in 1992.

Mrs. Goodman lived for many years on The Alameda before moving to Orefield, Pa., in 1985. She was a former member of the Reformation Lutheran Church in Baltimore.

Mrs. Goodwin enjoyed duckpin bowling and had been a member of several leagues.

Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at Glen Haven Memorial Park, 7215 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie.

She is survived by a son, Thomas R. Goodwin of Altamonte Springs, Fla.; a daughter, Sharon L. Rittershofer of Orefield; a brother, Robert Hardin of Brooklyn Park; a sister, Faye Burns of Odenton; three grandsons; and a great-granddaughter.

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