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William "Bill" Goodman

William "Bill" Goodman, 83, of Detroit, Michigan, died on 17 November 2023.

The Funeral was held at IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL on Monday, 20 November 2023 at 11:00 AM .

Rabbi Alana Alpert officiated.

Click to watch a video of the recorded service.

The family of William "Bill" Goodman will be gathering through the evening of Monday, November 20 at the residence of Julie Hurwitz, 1930 Balmoral Drive, Detroit MI 48203.

Family and friends will be gathering on Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Religious services will be held at 6:00 p.m.

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Bill was the cherished father of Amy Goodman (Mark Blade), Michael Goodman (Miranda Johnson), David Goodman (Jennifer Bowman), Jacob Hurwitz-Goodman (Meg Urisko), Nicholas Hurwitz-Goodman and Daniel Hurwitz-Goodman. Treasured grandfather of Ben Blade, Sadie Blade, Nola Goodman, and Louis Goodman. Dear brother of Dick Goodman. A lifelong fighter for justice and tireless warrior for the underdog, he is survived by his loving companion, Susan Gzesh, Julie Hurwitz (mother of three of his children and long-time law partner), and Jane Goodman (mother of his three eldest children). Dear son of the late Ernie and the late Freda Goodman. Also survived by a constellation of loving family members, coworkers, friends, bartenders, musicians, artists, clients, and admirers. He brought joy and light to everyone in his world.

A celebration of Bill's life will be held at a later date in 2024.

It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of William "Bill" Goodman may do so by making a contribution to:

National Lawyers Guild
Detroit and Michigan Chapter
PO Box 311458
Detroit, MI 48231
(313) 925-2626
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Sugar Law Center
4605 Cass Avenue Second Floor
Detroit, Mi 48201
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