Henry (Hank) Goldner, 97 years young, died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on June 4, 2014. He was pre-deceased by the love of his life, Rose (Entemann), his wife of 48 years. He was a supportive and loving father of his only son, Ken and his wife Carolyn, of Plymouth. He was also the proud grandfather to Lauren Reardon of Reading, Jennifer Golen and her husband Chris of Pelham, N.H., and Kristen Lewis and her husband Jeff of Brockton, He also enjoyed the youth and joy of five great-grandchildren: Olivia, Tyler, Katelyn, Kylie and Brendon. Born in Bronx, N.Y. on Aug. 25, 1916, to Charles and Florence (Langford) Goldner, Henry is also predeceased by five brothers and sisters. He resided in Astoria, N.Y., Jericho L.I., N.Y. and Huntington, N.Y. before relocating to Chipley, Fla. with his wife. He lived in Rutland, Mass. before relaxing in Plymouth, Mass. near family for the past four years. Henry was a veteran of WWII, and served as a First Sergeant in the U.S. Army for five years. He retired as sales manager for Rheingold Breweries in Brooklyn, N.Y. He enjoyed watching Boston sports teams, reading National Geographic, and golfing with his friends and his son. The avid golfer often boasted about his hole-in-one at the Sunny Hills Country Club in Chipley, Fla. Henry dedicated 10 years to philanthropy as a volunteer driver for the Mass. Association for the Blind. He was also a member of the Bethpage-Hicksville Masonic Lodge 975 and the Rufus-Putnam Lodge in Rutland, Mass., as well as the American Legion. There are no calling hours. There will be a private family burial in New York. Family and friends are respectfully welcome to make donations to the charity or organization of their choice, in Henry's name. More information and online guest book visit www.cartmellfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Patriot Ledger on June 6, 2014