Rutland, VT: Stephen Karl Goldstein, 74, passed away Sunday, August 25, 2103, at the Rutland Medical Center in Rutland, Vermont after a brief illness.
Born in Rochester, New York on January 9, 1939 to the late Armand K. and Phyllis E. Goldstein, he was a graduate of Brighton High School and the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. He served in the United States Coast Guard.
After college Goldstein managed the Downtowner Motor Inn in Rochester. He later was employed by Pillsbury's Burger King Unit, becoming a Regional Director. He and a partner subsequently became franchisees and successfully owned and operated several stores in the Baltimore-Eastern Shore Region.
He was an avid sailor and member of the Annapolis Yacht Club and enjoyed participating in the Annapolis-Bermuda Race. As a private pilot he flew recreationally domestically and to Europe.
Goldstein and his wife Barbara moved to Killington, Vermont in 1988. Reflecting his passion for skiing and snowboarding, he was an instructor at the Killington Ski Resort for over twenty years. In the past year he had taken up golf with an equal passion. He was very involved with the Killington-Pico Rotary Club
, serving a term as President. For several years he was Chairman of the Club's Inbound Student Youth Exchange Program for his District, which included Southern Vermont and New Hampshire. He and his wife hosted ten exchange students over the years and relished visiting those students in their home countries.
Goldstein is survived by: his wife of thirty-four years, Barbara; daughter Lois Goldstein, Annapolis, MD; son Karl Goldstein, Voorhees, NJ; stepson Nicholas Schlegel, Fruitland, MD; five grandchildren Lauren Tanman, Alex Tanman, Jared Goldstein, Ryan Schlegel, Nicole Schlegel; and two sisters Randi G. Ferguson (James), Estero, FL and Nancy C. Dornic (Alain), Nice, France.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Clifford Funeral Home, Rutland, Vermont.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Killington-Pico Rotary Club, P.O. Box 146, Killington, Vermont 05751.