John William Goodison, 76, of Schaefferstown, died on Thursday, June 8, 2023, at the VA Medical Center.

He was born on June 25, 1946, to the late John A. and Sara A. Goodison, in Reading, PA. 

John graduated from Eastern Lebanon County High School in 1964 and York Junior College in York, PA. He also attended Penn State University. John enlisted in the Army in 1968 and served in the Vietnam War as a Sergeant Court Reporter in Saigon. He was a retiree of Bayer Corporation in Myerstown and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Robesonia. He worked and served on the committees at the Schaefferstown Firemen’s Carnival and also with Historic Schaefferstown. John enjoyed gardening, baking, and cooking and loved attending his children’s/grandchildren’s sporting and musical events. He loved his children and grandchildren very much. 

John is survived by his wife, Joanna M. Goodison; children, Janell Brandt, and spouse, Darran, Janeen Blose, and spouse, Michael, and John Goodison, and spouse, Morgan; grandchildren, Dawson, Landon, Connor, Sara, Hayden, Brayden, Rachel, and Leah; sister, Mona Good, and spouse, David; and brother, Thomas Goodison.

Viewing will be held from 10 – 11 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church, 108 Robeson Street, Robesonia, on Wednesday, June 14, 2023. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM at the church. Interment will be for immediate family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 108 S. Robeson Street, Robesonia, PA 19551.