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736 E Lancaster Ave
Downingtown, PA 19335
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Jason B. Goldman

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JASON B. GOLDMAN, 88, OF GILBERTSVILLE Jason B. "Jimmy" Goldman, 88, of Gilbertsville, passed away on Saturday, November 9, 2013, at Hickory House Nursing Home, with his daughter, Jessica, by his side. He was husband of the late Dolores S. Talanca Goldman, with whom he shared 40 years of marriage. Born in New York City, he was the son of the late Jesse and Linda Popper Goldman. Mr. Goldman received two Masters Degrees from New York University, one in communications and the other in education. He was in the first graduating class of the High School of Performing Arts in New York City. He served in the United States Army for 30 years, retiring as a Lt. Colonel in 1974. He served in several war campaigns and earned many medals, including the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. Mr. Goldman and his wife owned and operated Dejalyn Property Mgt. in State College for six years, retiring in 1991. Previously, he had also worked in the PSU communications department. He was an accomplished musician and was able to play almost every instrument. He played professionally under the name Jay Bennett. He enjoyed photography and was a charter member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. But above everything else, he adored and worshiped his late wife, Dolores, the love of his life. He is survived by his daughter, Jessica Kenworthey and her husband, Mark, and their children, Joseph and Sophia; and by many nieces and nephews, including Ethel Wachs and her husband, David, and Nikki Rinehimer and her husband, Gene. A memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 17, at the James J. Terry Funeral Home, 736 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions in his memory can be made to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW, Washington, DC 20024-2126, or to the USO at To send online condolences, please visit
Published in The Mercury on Nov. 12, 2013
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