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WALPOLE----Margaret A. (Birdsey) Goodwin, 88, a resident of Walpole for 60 years, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at Good Samaritan Medical Center after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late John E. Goodwin.

Born in Silver Creek, NY., a daughter of the late Elmer D. and Katherine J. (Safford) Birdsey, she was raised and educated in Silver Creek, NY.

Margaret was employed as a customer service representative for Building 19 in Norwood for 30 years. Her hobbies included traveling and antiquing. She was devoted to her family.

Margaret is survived by two children, Donna Prichard and her husband Blake of PA., and Patricia Pappas of Taunton; her grandchildren, Jason Pappas, Ashley Zeller, Adam Prichard, Ben Freeman Prichard, Finn Goodwin and Johanna Pastoriza; also survived by six great grandchildren. She was also the mother of the late David B. Goodwin and sister of the late David Birdsey.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend graveside services on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 12:30 p.m. in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Due to floral restrictions at the cemetery donations in Margaret's memory may be sent to Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA. 02452. For directions or condolences visit