In memory of
Miriam Anne (Schaeffer) Goodman
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In memory of
Miriam Anne (Schaeffer) Goodman
Age 69, of Arlington, formerly of Somerville/Cambridge, Provincetown, MA, and Queens, New York, on Sunday, May 11, 2008. Miriam was an accomplished poet and photographer, a fellow at the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center as well as several art colonies, including the McDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire and the Ragdale Foundation, in Chicago. She was an early member of Alice James Books during its cooperative days in Cambridge, MA in the late seventies. She was a technical writer and trainer for several high-tech companies in the Boston Area during that industry's heyday in the 1980s and through the 1990s. At age 50, she studied, and then taught photography, contributing a permanent traveling collection to the Griffin Museum of Photography in 2007. During recent years she taught college-level art classes in an interdisciplinary field: "word and image," at several area universities, including the Radcliffe Seminars, Lesley and Suffolk Universities. She also initiated and ran word-and-image lecture series for the New England School of Photography and for Lesley University. She is fondly remembered as a teacher, mentor, and woman of intense vision and intellectual depth, by all who knew and loved her. Her generosity, warmth, and laughter were a gift to all. Beloved daughter of the late Samuel and Rebecca (Perkis) Schaeffer. Devoted mother of Sarah Anna Goodman and Tim Nihoff of Peaks Island, Maine and Julia Helen Goodman and Stuart Pitchel of Arlington, MA. Loving grandmother of Ariel Goodman-Weston, Mason Pitchel, Reuben Pitchel, and Jonah Pitchel. Beloved aunt of Rebecca Ennen, Rachel Tova Goodman. Alyssa Goodman, Meryl Fink, and Felicia Kasden. Dear sister (by marriage) of Ruth Goodman, Leon and Leona Goodman, Jerry Goodman, and Sheilah Goodman and Harvey Kasden; close cousin of Sue and Mark Haven, Bobby Perkis, Daniel Perkis, Marion Perkis, Harry and Irene Blum, Lester and Edith Blum, Lou Perkis and Naomi Harbottle; treasured friend of ex-husband Robert Goodman and his wife Stephanie Levin, Jane Kogan, Frank Tadley, Robin Becker, Leslie Lawrence, Karen Davis, Celia Gilbert, Marcia Lieberman and so many other lifelong and enduring friends. Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 16 at Temple Shir Tikvah, 34 Vine St., Winchester, with a memorial reception at the Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Rd., Winchester from 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Chilton House Hospice, 65 Chilton St., Cambridge, MA 02138, or to the Griffin Museum, 67 Shore Rd., Winchester, MA 01890, or to the charity of your choosing. Levine Chapels, Brookline (617) 277-8300
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In memory of
Miriam Anne (Schaeffer) Goodman
Age 69, of Arlington, formerly of Somerville/Cambridge, Provincetown, MA, and Queens, New York, on Sunday, May 11, 2008. Miriam was an accomplished poet and photographer, a fellow at the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center as well as several art colonies, including the McDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire and the Ragdale Foundation, in Chicago. She was an early member of Alice James Books during its cooperative days in Cambridge, MA in the late seventies. She was a technical writer and trainer for several high-tech companies in the Boston Area during that industry's heyday in the 1980s and through the 1990s. At age 50, she studied, and then taught photography, contributing a permanent traveling collection to the Griffin Museum of Photography in 2007. During recent years she taught college-level art classes in an interdisciplinary field: "word and image," at several area universities, including the Radcliffe Seminars, Lesley and Suffolk Universities. She also initiated and ran word-and-image lecture series for the New England School of Photography and for Lesley University. She is fondly remembered as a teacher, mentor, and woman of intense vision and intellectual depth, by all who knew and loved her. Her generosity, warmth, and laughter were a gift to all. Beloved daughter of the late Samuel and Rebecca (Perkis) Schaeffer. Devoted mother of Sarah Anna Goodman and Tim Nihoff of Peaks Island, Maine and Julia Helen Goodman and Stuart Pitchel of Arlington, MA. Loving grandmother of Ariel Goodman-Weston, Mason Pitchel, Reuben Pitchel, and Jonah Pitchel. Beloved aunt of Rebecca Ennen, Rachel Tova Goodman. Alyssa Goodman, Meryl Fink, and Felicia Kasden. Dear sister (by marriage) of Ruth Goodman, Leon and Leona Goodman, Jerry Goodman, and Sheilah Goodman and Harvey Kasden; close cousin of Sue and Mark Haven, Bobby Perkis, Daniel Perkis, Marion Perkis, Harry and Irene Blum, Lester and Edith Blum, Lou Perkis and Naomi Harbottle; treasured friend of ex-husband Robert Goodman and his wife Stephanie Levin, Jane Kogan, Frank Tadley, Robin Becker, Leslie Lawrence, Karen Davis, Celia Gilbert, Marcia Lieberman and so many other lifelong and enduring friends. Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 16 at Temple Shir Tikvah, 34 Vine St., Winchester, with a memorial reception at the Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Rd., Winchester from 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Chilton House Hospice, 65 Chilton St., Cambridge, MA 02138, or to the Griffin Museum, 67 Shore Rd., Winchester, MA 01890, or to the charity of your choosing. Levine Chapels, Brookline (617) 277-8300
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The Beautiful Spirit™ Arrangement is a light and lovely way to honor the life of the deceased. A blushing display of pink roses, Asiatic lilies and Peruvian lilies are highlighted by stems of fuchsia carnations and spray roses as well as Bells of Ireland and assorted lush greens. Seated in a white woodchip basket, this graceful arrangement creates an exceptional way to offer peace and sympathy..
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The Beautiful Spirit™ Arrangement is a light and lovely way to honor the life of the deceased. A blushing display of pink roses, Asiatic lilies and Peruvian lilies are highlighted by stems of fuchsia carnations and spray roses as well as Bells of Ireland and assorted lush greens. Seated in a white woodchip basket, this graceful arrangement creates an exceptional way to offer peace and sympathy.
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