The family of Matthew E. Goode of Roxbury and Oak Bluffs invite friends to gather and celebrate the life of a beloved husband, dad, grandfather and friend. The event is hosted by his wife ­Dr. Dolores Goode, children and grandchildren. It will be held on July 4 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Goode home at 5 Dorothy West avenue in Oak Bluffs.

Mr. Goode died on Jan. 28 at the age of 91. He was a member of the Polar Bears who meet at Inkwell Beach.