Harold M. Goodwin Jr.

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Harold M. Goodwin Jr.

May 07, 1944 - February 27, 2019

Harold M. Goodwin Jr. Newburyport - Harold M. "Bing" Goodwin Jr., age 74, of Newburyport, died early Wednesday morning, February 27, 2019, at Country Center Nursing Home. He was the loving husband of 56 years to Marilyn S. (Parsons) Goodwin.

"Bing" as he was known by family and friends, was born in Gloucester on May 7, 1944, son of the late Harold M. and Margaret (Karcher) Goodwin and was a graduate of Gloucester High school.

A lifelong truck driver, he had worked for various trucking companies throughout the area.

He was an avid golfer and loved music. He was especially fond of Bing Crosby and that is his how he got his nickname-he was always listening to his music or humming it.

Bing is survived by his wife, Marilyn S. Goodwin; five children, Glenn Goodwin, Kathleen Goodwin, Paul Goodwin and wife Melissa, Christine Szydlo and husband Mike, and William Goodwin; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; a sister, Cynthia Quinn; extended family in California; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and dear friends.


At his request, there will be no visiting hours and burial will be private for the family. Arrangements are by Elliott, Woodworth & Rogers Family Funeral Home, 35 Green Street, Newburyport.
Published on March 5, 2019
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6 posts

Eileen (Greely)Pereira
Mar 11, 2019
My condolences to "Bing's" family.... I graduated with Bing in 1962- he was a really nice guy...may he rest in peace.
kathleen goodwin
Mar 09, 2019
I love you dad. I will forever miss you. I hope you have your George jetson thermos. Say hi to your mom ( my grandmother and great nana for me, I am sure they were there for you when you arrived. ) I love you
Peter Fischer
Mar 08, 2019
Love you Grampy. I’ll miss you. :(
Donna Newman Legendre
Mar 06, 2019
I have fond memories of Bing from High School---he was one of the Good Guys. Sincere Condolences to his family.
Jane Ashline Rutberg
Mar 05, 2019
Bingie and I go way back and for some reason I had a memory of the past recently.. I used to live on Baker St in my grandparents’ duplex and we used to play together as neighborhood kids..we lived nearby .. went to Maplewood School.. and all of our families knew each other including his infamous uncle, Mr Karcher, who was the reason the dress code and rules were followed in Gloucester High School.....Sorry to his family.
Laura Poole Johnson
Mar 05, 2019
So sorry for family’s loss. Classmate 1962 GHS