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Steven and Marna Goddard


Steven Jerome Goddard, age 81, of West Grove, Pennsylvania, passed away on January 2, 2021 at his home. He was the husband of Marna Mason Goddard, age 82, who passed away January 14, 2021.  They shared 56 years of marriage.

Steve was born in Louisville, Kentucky, graduated from Rice University, and earned his PhD from MIT.  He worked for DuPont.

Marna was born in Hartford, Connecticut, graduated from Earlham College, and earned her MA from Harvard.

Steve and his wife Marna were both music lovers and patrons of the arts, Steve hosted a radio show at WVUD for several years. Their love of nature, community, and conservancy was exemplified by their donation of land to London Grove Township which initiated what is now known as Goddard Park.

Steve and Marna were preceded in death by their son Chad Phillips Goddard, and survived by their daughter Laura Pogue.

Services and interment will be held privately.  Contributions in their memory may be made to London Grove Township/Goddard Park, 372 Rosehill Rd, West Grove, Pa. 19390.

Arrangements are by Grieco Funeral Home & Crematory Inc. (484-734-8100) To view their online obituary, please visit

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