Irvine M. Good 91, butcher, member of Akron UMC, enjoyed spending time with family

By on April 2, 2014

Irvine M. Good, 91, of Lititz, formerly of Terre Hill, passed away Thursday, March 27, 2014, at United Zion Home.

Born in BrecknockTownship, he was the son of the late Elmer and Mary Catherine (Bender) Good and was the husband of the late Esther L. (Musser) Good, who passed away in 2003.

Irvine was a member of the AkronUnitedZionChurch since 1945. He was a butcher and partner with his brother in Carl Good, Inc., until his retirement. Irvine enjoyed his grandchildren’s sporting events, especially baseball and spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by three sons: Donald Eugene, husband of Susan (Watson) Good of Ephrata, Bruce Edward, husband of the late Linda (Connor) Good of New Holland, Nevin Jay, husband of Deborah (Flora) Good of Annville; adopted children, Thang, Kim, John and Rosie Nguyen; five grandchildren; five step grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; seven step great-grandchildren; a brother: Carl, husband of Emma (Shupp) Good of Denver; and a sister: Elizabeth, wife of Paul Freeman of Denver.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a son: Ray Lynn Good, who was killed in Vietnam; a brother: Roy E. Good; and a sister: Lena Clark.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, April 6, at 3 p.m., at the Ephrata United Zion Church, 408 E. Fulton St., Ephrata, with Pastors Kenneth Redcay, Clyde Martin and Chaplain Ethan Levengood officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the church social hall. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

If desired, memorial contributions in Irvine’s memory may be made to the United Zion Retirement Home Caring Fund, 722 Furnace Hills Pike, Lititz, PA17543.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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