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Rev. Donald O. Clendaniel II posted on September 9, 2019
“Dr. Mike” was a great husband, father, physician, scholar, patriot and friend. He was one of Del Mar Va’s outstanding citizens. My wife Ann was the good doctor’s RN associate for many years. In an age of specialization, Dr. Mike was the consummate General practitioner. He was always studying. He was always learning. His brilliance was unassuming, I never felt intimidated in his company. He had a wonderful personality, warm & engaging. When you went to Dr. Mike you just knew you were going to feel better. When Ann broke her neck in an Auto accident, Mike & Sheila drove the 600 miles to our home to visit and stay with us. Talk about a “house call”! We were brothers in the Lord. Mike being Jewish and me being Methodist. Mike & Sheila invited us to their Jewish festivals and they enjoyed our Christian musical cantatas. We shared a lot of jokes and good times together. I am so deeply grateful for his friendship and generosity. Dr. Mike will always be a part of who I am. “Next Year in Jerusalem” my friend.
 

Gene Rutter posted on September 5, 2019
Speaking for the Tarheel Base Submarine Veterans, we offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of this Brother Submariner. He served this great country with honor and respect. We offer fair winds and following seas for this brother, who is now on Eternal Patrol. Sailor, rest your oar, we have the watch. Chaplain Gene Rutter USSVI Tarheel Base
 

Bill Ault posted on September 5, 2019
My sincere condolences to the Goodman family on the passing of Dr. Goodman. I met him through his son Phil, who was my classmate and roommate at the Naval Academy. During our graduation week, my brother sprained his ankle pretty badly. It was Sunday before graduation, and there was a lot going on. When Dr. Goodman found out about my brother's injury, he insisted on taking my brother to his office, where treated him, and refused any attempt at payment for services rendered. All these years later, whenever my brothers and I reminisce about that eventful week, we always remember Dr. Goodman's act of sincere kindness and medical professionalism. The world is a lesser place without him, but my family will never forget him. May he rest in peace.
 

Abigail posted on September 4, 2019
Papa Mike, You are missed and will be missed by so many forever. I can remember being called darling always by you and all the times you and Grammy Sheila visited me Ethan and Devon. Every time we went out for Chinese food you’d always make the same joke when we opened our fortune cookies, “help! I’m trapped inside a cookie factory!” and we always laughed. I came across a quote today that offered some solace, it read “What was once enjoyed and deeply loved, we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us.” I know you are part of all of us. Love, Abigail
 

AWG posted on September 2, 2019
Dad: We will miss you so much. We have so many fond memories and are grateful for the example set for the family. Your joyful laugh, your Dad jokes, your devotion to Mom and the interest you had in the lives of your family are how we will remember you. Thank you for your military service, volunteer fire service and medical service. So many are better off today because of your interventions. You and Mom gave us so much love and support - your marriage is an exceptional example to all who love. All our love, Debbie and Alan