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Date published: 6/16/2013

Dona M. Goodwin

Dona M. Goodwin, 66, of Spotsylvania County passed away Friday, June 14, 2013, at her home.

Mrs. Goodwin was born May 25, 1947, in Newton, Mass., to the late Charles F. Lyons and Madeline J. Shaughnessy Lyons. Following her graduation from Fisher College in Boston, she was married to Mark A. Goodwin on Sept. 13, 1969. Mrs. Goodwin worked for TWD and Associates for 17 years and was instrumental in the implementation of the NMCI platform at the Naval Sea Systems Command at the Washington Navy Yard.

Mrs. Goodwin was a devout Catholic, praying and reading her Bible daily. Her love for her Savior and Blessed Mother knew no bounds. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Survivors include her devoted husband, Mark A. Goodwin; daughters Heather Goodwin of Fredericksburg and Kimberly Mead and husband Robert of Ellicott City, Md.; and grandchildren Derick and Alexis.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 17, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg. A rosary will begin at 7:30 p.m.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, at St. Matthew Catholic Church. Entombment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in her name to the Pulmonary Hypertension Research Program, c/o Dr. Paul Hassoun, Johns Hopkins University, 1830 Monument St., 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21287.

Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.