Francis "Flash" Goodheart

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  • "sorry to hear, now he is with Mom and Dad, alot of good..."
  • "So sorry for your loss."
    - Joyce Grondin
  • "My heartfelt sympathy and prayers. Therese Patenaude..."
  • "My deepest sympathy and prayers. Therese Patenaude Rodrigue"
  • "To Flash's dear family, What an honor it was to have known..."
    - Nadine Murphy
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Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Funeral Home and Cemetery
1589 Colonial Boulevard
Fort Myers, FL

Francis "Flash" GoodheartBOct. 27, 2018BFORT MYERS, Fla. - Francis "Flash" Goodheart passed away on Oct. 27, 2018 at the age of 92 in Fort Myers, Fla. Born to Audrey and Yvonne Goodheart of Augusta, Maine. He got the nickname "Flash" from performing as an end man at the famous Chizzle Whizzle at Cony High for 4 years.

After graduation in 1944, Flash joined the Navy and served 2 years.  When he came home, he met and married Jeannine Caron in May, 1950. Four months later he was called back to the Navy and served in the Korean War for two more years.

Flash worked for many years for his father at Goodheart's Cleaners and later worked for the local newspaper, Kennebec Journal, for 25 years. He was a 50 plus year member of the Calumet Club and American Legion Post #2 in Augusta, Maine.  Flash and Jeannine also enjoyed summers on Clary Lake in Jefferson, Maine and retired in Fort Myers, Florida.

He is survived by his loving wife and four children; sons Ron, Dan and Gary Goodheart and daughter Karen Marr. He also leaves behind four grandchildren; Ron, Amy and Gary Goodheart and Eddie Marr and one great grandchild Reese Goodheart.

Immediate funeral services are private and Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Funeral Home is assisting the family with Flash's final care.

To share a story or photo, leave a tribute or to offer condolences to the family at this difficult time please visit Flash's memorial webpage at and sign his guestbook.

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Oct. 31, 2018
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