In memory of
Gary L. Goodear DDS
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In memory of
Gary L. Goodear DDS
Gary L. Goodear, DDS HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC Gary L. Goodear, DDS, 79, of Hilton Head Island, SC, formerly of Easton, PA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family. Born Aug. 4, 1940, in Easton, PA, he was the son of the late Edgar W. and Mabel E. (Dentith) Goodear. He and his wife, Suellen (Keyser) Goodear, celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary on Aug. 14, 2019. Gary was a graduate of Easton High School, Class of 1958, where he played saxophone in the band. He earned a BA degree from Lycoming College, Class of 1962, where he was a member of Kappa Delta Rho fraternity. Gary earned a DDS from Fairleigh Dickinson School of Dentistry and later became a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD). He was a captain in the Army where he served as a dentist, then Dr. Goodear went on to own and operate College Hill Dental Group, for 42 years. Gary volunteered at Volunteers of Medicine (VIM) in Hilton Head. He loved boating, catching sharks and traveling. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Hilton Head. Surviving in addition to his wife, Suellen, are a daughter, Wendy Day and her husband, Christopher, of Easton; a son, Gregory Goodear and his wife, Christina, of Charleston, SC, and three grandchildren, Emily Day, Clark and Annalise Goodear. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, in the Strunk Funeral Home, Inc., 2101 Northampton St., Wilson Borough. Call Monday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home. Entombment will be in Northampton Memorial Shrine. Offer online condolences at www.strunkfh.com . In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 or the American Diabetes Association, 575 Route 28, Building 2, No. 2107, Raritan, NJ 08869. Strunk Funeral Home Inc. 2101 Northampton St. Wilson Borough, PA 18042 (610) 258-7211
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In memory of
Gary L. Goodear DDS
Gary L. Goodear, DDS HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC Gary L. Goodear, DDS, 79, of Hilton Head Island, SC, formerly of Easton, PA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family. Born Aug. 4, 1940, in Easton, PA, he was the son of the late Edgar W. and Mabel E. (Dentith) Goodear. He and his wife, Suellen (Keyser) Goodear, celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary on Aug. 14, 2019. Gary was a graduate of Easton High School, Class of 1958, where he played saxophone in the band. He earned a BA degree from Lycoming College, Class of 1962, where he was a member of Kappa Delta Rho fraternity. Gary earned a DDS from Fairleigh Dickinson School of Dentistry and later became a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD). He was a captain in the Army where he served as a dentist, then Dr. Goodear went on to own and operate College Hill Dental Group, for 42 years. Gary volunteered at Volunteers of Medicine (VIM) in Hilton Head. He loved boating, catching sharks and traveling. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Hilton Head. Surviving in addition to his wife, Suellen, are a daughter, Wendy Day and her husband, Christopher, of Easton; a son, Gregory Goodear and his wife, Christina, of Charleston, SC, and three grandchildren, Emily Day, Clark and Annalise Goodear. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, in the Strunk Funeral Home, Inc., 2101 Northampton St., Wilson Borough. Call Monday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home. Entombment will be in Northampton Memorial Shrine. Offer online condolences at www.strunkfh.com . In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 or the American Diabetes Association, 575 Route 28, Building 2, No. 2107, Raritan, NJ 08869. Strunk Funeral Home Inc. 2101 Northampton St. Wilson Borough, PA 18042 (610) 258-7211
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