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Marguerite Joanne (LaBate) Goodney

Born: Mon., Oct. 17, 1932
Died: Mon., Aug. 19, 2019


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Aug. 24, 2019
Location: Hennessy Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Aug. 24, 2019
Location: Hennessy Funeral Home

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Marguerite Joanne Goodney (Labate), 86, passed away peacefully on August 19, 2019.

Born in Akron on October 17, 1932, to Americo and Filomena (Conti) Labate, and was the youngest of six children. She was a lifelong resident of North Hill and proud of her Italian heritage. She was graduated from North High School and then worked for the M.G. O’Neil Company. She met her husband Robert after he moved to Akron from Worcester, MA and they were married in 1955 for 48 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Goodney; her parents, Americo and Filomena Labate; brothers, Arthur, Hugo, Fred, and Robert; sister, Viola Labate. Marguerite, or Mia as she was affectionately known, will be deeply missed by her daughter, Jeanmarie Hale of Cuyahoga Falls; son, Robert (Jana) Goodney of Columbia, MD; grandchildren, Clifford and Jaclyn Hale, Gabriel, Dominic, and Olivia Goodney; sisters-in-law, Jean (Robert) Labate, Virginia (Mike) Quinn of Holden, MA; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Service will be at 11 am Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Hennessy Funeral Home (corner of York and Main) 552 N. Main St. Akron with Father Joe Warner officiating.  Friends will be received one hour prior to the service.  Entombment will follow in The Good Shepherd Mausoleum at Holy Cross Cemetery.


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Hennessy Funeral Home, Inc
   Posted Thu August 22, 2019
Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.

We offer our heartfelt condolences during this difficult time.

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