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Edward F. Carter

170 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY

OBITUARY

Vincent J. GOLDEN

September 15, 1947May 11, 2020

Vincent J. Golden, of Putnam Valley, NY, passed away at the VA Castle Point Hospital in Beacon, NY, on May 11, 2020. He was 72 years old.

Vincent was born on September 15, 1947 in Peekskill, NY, to the late Philip and Gladys (Lewis) Golden. Predeceased by one brother, Kenneth (Judy) Golden of Verplanck. Leaves behind his wife, Mary Jane Patterson, two daughters Patti (Dan) Downey of New City, and Debbi Golden of Wappingers Falls. Grandchildren; Danny, Sally, Michael, Zoe, Zachary and Mikila, two nephews, Kevin and Joseph.

Graduate of Hendrick Hudson H.S. 1966. Drafted in 1969 to serve in the US Army during the Vietnam War. Returning to his hometown of Verplanck NY, he continued on with the family business, Golden's Tree Service, later residing in Cold Spring, NY.

Serving his country, he received much recognition for his valor and combat wounds, he was awarded a Silver Star in 1970. His citation read, “Specialist Golden’s gallantry in action and devotion to duty were in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army.” In addition, he received the Bronze Star and two Purple Hearts. He was a member of numerous veteran organizations, including the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Vietnam Veterans of America.

He was a good man, he will be missed by all. Till we meet again Homer.

A memorial service will be held in the near future after the pandemic restrictions are lifted. To express condolences online, or inquire about his future memorial, please visit www.efcarter.com.

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  • A Memorial Service will be held in the near future after the pandemic restrictions are lifted.

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Marie jane De guzman

May 28, 2020

To my dearest man in my life vinnie and peace hoping you are happy now cz you are in heaven .but you alwys remain in my heart because you been part of my life almost 6 yrs il never forget all the memories we had share. Il will alwys love you and thanks for the evrything you been nice to me .I love you and rest and peace my love. So much sad 💔 cz il never see you before you died. I love you forever.

Christine Nugent

May 27, 2020

You will always be in my heart & prays I will love you 4ever...RIP my love...

susan banks

May 24, 2020

VINNY I REMEMBER YOU FROM BACK IN HIGH SCHOOL THAN WE RECONTACTED THRU THE VETS CLUB AND TOM DOYLE. THAN AGAIN WHEN YOU AND MY DEARLY LOVED AND MISSED BROTHER IN LAW JIMMY GURRAN AND YOU STARTED GOING EVERYWHERE TOGETHER AND TRIPS TO LAKE GEORGE I AM SURE YOU HAVE FOUND A HOT ROD IN HEAVEN AND HOPE YOU AND JIMMY HAVE FOUND EACH OTHER YOU WILL BE MISSED

Jolene & Eddie Lent

May 24, 2020

Thank you for your service to this country. Ed thought the world of you and often reminded me of what you went through during the war. You were always very friendly - you will be greatly missed. Love and prayers - Rest in eternal peace. Love and prayers, Jolene and Eddie

Wanda Lusk

May 24, 2020

Great person work with him for many years we started Goldens flower shop together we had many good times together he will always be in my memories and heart ❤️

Butch & Patti Gallagher

May 24, 2020

Golden family, Sending thoughts and prayers...God Bless you Vinny...great man..

Herb Wienkoop

May 24, 2020

Vinny was a great guy. knew him for many years and would see him everyday when he work at Golden,s Tree Service. Friendly, caring, kind, and just a wonderful all-around guy. Served his country well with many awards for his service. Many heart-felt thoughts and prayers to Mary Jane and the family. May Vinny Rest In Peace as he crosses the bridge and enters into GOD,s Kingdom. 🙏🇺🇸🇺🇸🙏

Linda Meyer

May 22, 2020

So sorry to hear of Vinny passing....back in the 80 ‘s, he was a good friend to me and my husband Ed Meyer....We took a motorcycle trip to Tennessee with the Blue Knights MC club.....he was the backup driver for my bike when I rode in Ed’s sidecar.....we had a great time as always with Vinny....you could always find him hanging out at our house with Ed working in the garage....good times ,good memories....He was a good friend to me when Ed passed in 82.....if I needed anything,he was there. Through the years I would run into him...always fun chatting with him...so many memories to mention...you will be missed💔Say hi to Ed and party on with him.....





Tara Scozzafava Baisley

May 17, 2020

Vinny , you will be so missed, you where such a fighter. So glad you really enjoyed this past year and lived it. Gonna miss you walking in the florist and all our great chats, give jimmy a hig for us. Love, The Girls @ PV florist

Nancy minard

May 13, 2020

Mr Golden , although our interactions weren't under the best of circumstances, it was a pleasure to serve you and I did really remember your last 4....RIP

FROM THE FAMILY

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