Goldie was born in Michigan and moved to Pennsylvania at the age of 3. She spent most of her life in Pennsylvania, marrying George, who is now deceased. Together they had four daughters: Helen, Arlene and Joanne (who are deceased) and Lorena, with whom Goldie currently lives in Oakley.
Goldie has seven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, 26 great-great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews plus great-nieces and nephews. She is presently a member of St. Michael’s and All Angels Church in Concord, and her hobbies include reading and knitting.