Nancy Jean Goethe

Nancy Jean Goethe, 56, of Wake Forest, passed away Tuesday evening June 16, 2015 at Duke Raleigh Hospital. She was born on January 7, 1959 in Flint, Michigan. Nancy was a member of the Wake Forest Presbyterian Church and was passionate in her several years of service to the family members of the YMCA of the Triangle, Inc., Raleigh.

A service to celebrate Nancy’s life will be held at 2 o’clock Saturday June 20, 2015 at Wake Forest Presbyterian Church.

Nancy is survived by her husband of 31 years, Greg Goethe; children, Jayne Pofahl & husband Thomas of Boston, MA and Grant Goethe of Wake Forest; father, Edwin Shipley of Flushing, MI; brother, David Shipley of Flushing, MI and nieces, Eleanor & Heather. She was preceded in death by her mother, Lois McDonald Shipley and a sister, Jane Shipley.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Wake Forest Presbyterian Church, American Cancer Society or to the V Foundation for Cancer Research.

Friends may visit with the family from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Friday evening at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 South Main Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587.(919-556-5811)