Florence H. Goodwin Grant
Florence H. “Flossie” Goodwin Grant, 90, of Charlotte, died Saturday, August 4, 2018 at her residence. Flossie was born October 3, 1927 in Pitman, New Jersey, the daughter of the late Howard Earl Kiger and the late Sarah (Gaunt) Kiger Shaw.
Flossie graduated from Bridgeton High School and was married, for 58 years, to Martin D. “Marty” Goodwin, Sr. who predeceased her in 2004.
Flossie worked as a bank bookkeeper, and at Anchor Hocking Glass before moving, with her husband and family, to Michigan. In Michigan, she worked at Eaton Federal Bank then at Hayes Green Beach Hospital where she retired 20 years later.
Flossie and Marty were members of the Holiday Rambler Club and loved camping at Strawberry Lake, which was her favorite spot. Flossie also loved snowmobiling at Houghton Lake during the Tip-Up-Town Festival, collecting blue Fenton and Wheaton glass, crocheting, creating hand-made quilts, going to yard sales and “refunding”. In 2006, Flossie married Raymond Grant and they resided in Charlotte until her death.
Flossie is survived by her husband, Raymond Grant and her loving family: daughter, Peggy (David) Woodbeck; grandchildren, Bryan (Susan) Woodbeck, Gretchen Anderson Goodwin, Martin D. (Threasa) Goodwin III; nephew, John (Roseann) Murray; niece, Janice (JJ) Furtek; six great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren. Also surviving are stepsons, Paul Grant, Don (Marcia) Grant, Rob (Wendy) Grant; stepdaughter, Pam (Nelson) Appelman; nine step-grandchildren; 10 step-great grandchildren.
Flossie was preceded in death by her first husband, Martin D. Goodwin, Sr.; son, Martin D. Goodwin, Jr.; sister, Mabel C. Murray, who was her best, lifetime friend; brother-in-law, Christopher “Ray” Murray; granddaughter, Candance Ann Woodbeck; great-granddaughter, Laura E. Woodbeck; brothers, Walter and Carl Kiger; and, stepson Randy Grant.
Relatives and friends were invited to attend the funeral service at Pray Funeral Home in Charlotte, Thursday, August 9.
If desired, the family suggests any memorial contributions to Hospice of Lansing and/or Chester Gospel Church. Friends and families are encouraged to share memories on her tribute page at www.PrayFuneral.com.