MISSION – Sarah Goffnett, 90, of Mission, passed away at Comfort House in McAllen on Friday, Dec. 30, 2016.
Mrs. Goffnett was born on June 5, 1926, in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., to John and Eva Moore. She retired from Mt. Pleasant Regional Center in 1979. She moved to the Valley in 1979.
Survivors include her children, John Goffnett, Gary Goffnett, Barb Elliott and Aimee Severson; and nine grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Cecil Goffnett; grandsons, John Goffnett and Baldemar Villarreal; and parents and nine siblings.
Her ashes will be laid at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggested donations to be made to Comfort House, 617 W. Dallas, McAllen, TX 78501.