Howard Earl Golden, 67 years old, of Brocton, New York passed away late Monday morning October 9, 2017 at his home after an extended illness. He was born in Westfield, New York on April 8, 1950 to the late Kenneth and Helen Beers Golden and has lived in this area his entire life. Howard was a Graduate of Westfield Academy of Westfield, New York and had worked as a machinist for Renold's Inc. of Westfield, N.Y. for many years until his retirement. He had also been vice president of the Machinist Union. In his early years he had worked for the Pinkerton Agency in Washington DC and had also been a Security Guard for Sonny Jurgensen of the Washington Redskins Football Team.. Howard loved scifi movies, NASCAR racing, woodworking, auto mechanics and putting model cars together. He was a member of the Westfield Methodist Church of Westfield, N.Y.
Howard is survived by his wife Deborah Golden of Brocton, N.Y., two sons Christopher Golden of Brocton, N.Y. and Jonathan Golden of Dunkirk, N.Y., one brother Kenneth (Carole) Golden of Derby, Kansas, one aunt Mary Syper of Westfield, New York, two nephews and three nieces and sister-in-law Beverly Golden of Erie Pa.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by one brother Edward Golden, four aunts Blanche Golden, Eleanor Lancaster, Roberta Beers all formerly of Westfield, NewYork and Betty Saunders of Florida, four uncles Donald Beers, Carlton Lancaster and Joseph Syper , all formerly of Westfield, New York and James Saunders of Florida. and one niece Judi Golden and one sister-in law Rachel Golden.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday October 14, 2017 from the Morse Funeral Home in Brocton, N.Y.. Pastor Molly Golando of the First United Methodist Church of Westfield will officiate. Interment will follow at the Westfield Union Cemetery on E Route 20 in Westfield, N.Y. Friends are invited to The Morse Funeral Home, 51 Highland Ave. Brocton, New York on Friday October 13, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9.