Dorothy J. Golden

Dorothy Jane Golden, at the age of 81, a resident of Union Road, Philippi, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019.

She was born on Nov. 15, 1937, at Springfield, Massachusetts, to the late Ralph and Ruth (Smith) Poehler.

On June 19, 1956, she was married to Harry Earl Golden, who preceded her in death on May 31, 2007.

She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Left to cherish her memories are two sons, Paul Golden and wife Pam, Stephen Golden and wife Donna; three grandchildren, Jennifer Quattrone and husband, Stephen, Samantha Golden and John Golden; three great grandchildren, Shailynn, Kenna and Benson Quattrone; and by five brother-in-laws, Robert Golden, Merl (Buzz) Golden, Danny Golden, Benny Golden and Carl Golden.

She was preceded in death by nine brothers, Harold, Albert, Ralph Jr., Richard, William, James, Jay, Paul and John Poehler; and by three sisters, Constance Gran, Debra McFadden and Etta Benedict.

Mrs. Golden worked for C&P Telephone Co. and Bell Atlantic, where she retired as an engineer. She attended Faith Way Baptist Church where she was a member and active within the church ministry. She was also a member of the Telephone Pioneers, where she did volunteer work throughout area counties.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, from the Stemple & Forman Funeral Home, 966 S. Main St., Philippi. Pastor Downing Gregory will officiate, and interment will follow in the Faith Way Baptist Church Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 5-9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., the funeral hour, on Friday.

The Stemple & Forman Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

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