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Bonnie J. Goyzueta

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries


Bonnie J. Goyzueta, M.A., Psy. D, 75, of Macungie, died July 17, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She was the widow of Luis F. Goyzueta Sr.

Born in Corning, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Kenneth and Marianne (Oliver) Woodworth.

She was an academic alumna of: Corning Community College; Allentown College; and Kutztown University.

She received her Doctorate in psychology from Rochelle University in 2008.

Bonnie was a bilingual teacher while living in Lima, Peru, from 1968-79.

As a psychologist, she worked with private practices, counseling for service organizations throughout the Lehigh Valley and worked for the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Allentown, for many years before retiring.

The best mother and grandmother, she always offered advice and a shoulder to cry on.

She had a passion for art, jewelry and a deep love for horses.

She had a smile that would light up a room and had the best laugh.

She touched the lives of many and will be dearly missed by all.

Her survivors include a daughter Mariluz Grote and husband, Alex, of Fuquay Varina, N.C.; son Luis A. Goyzueta Jr. of Macungie; grandchildren Aric, Lucas and Kylee Grote, and Lusha Goyzueta; sister Wendy Ghannam of Northern Virginia, and her children, Shann and Amina.

Condolences may be offered to the family at

Contributions may be made to the Lustgarten Foundation at or by mail, 415 Crossways Park Drive, Suite D, Woodbury, NY 11797.

Arrangements were made by Keller Funeral Home, Fogelsville.