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Eugene J Golda, Sr.

May 27, 1943 ~ September 17, 2019 (age 76)

Marion Heights – Eugene J. Golda, Sr., 76, of 501 Warsaw Street, passed away September 17, 2019 in his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Shamokin on May 27, 1943, he was the son of the late John J. and Francis Golda. He attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, Marion Heights High School and Kulpmont High School.

On February 11, 1972 he married Patricia A. Kramer, who survives. He was a lifetime member of Marion Heights Fire Company. He worked for the Shamokin Shoe Factory and retired in 2005 from Universal Forest.

He Served in the United States Navy.

Along with his wife, Eugene is survived by three daughters, Crystal Arbogast and her husband William Scott of Dalmatia, Melissa Hawk of Coal Township, and Judy Orner and her husband Christian of Coal Township; a son, Eugene J. Golda Jr., and his companion Danielle Hartz of Shamokin; seven grandsons, Brent Smith and his wife Marisa, Brandon Arbogast, Tyler Smith, Logan Twist, Lewis Golda, Ayden Orner, Chaz Black; a granddaughter, Brittany Arbogast; two great grandsons, Teigan Smith and Ryder Smith; an uncle, Lenord Golda and his wife Mary of Mountain Top; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Eugene was preceded in death by his parents; his father and mother-in-law, Harvey and Viola Gilligbauer; and a brother, Joseph Golda.



Eugene J. Golda, Sr., 76, 501 Warsaw Street, Marion Heights – Funeral Service will be held Monday, September 23, 2019 at 11:00 am with Major Tammy Hench from the Shamokin Salvation Army, officiating, at Farrow-C.J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service, 240 W. Chestnut St., Shamokin, Lori Ann Campbell, Supervisor. Viewing will be held from 9:00 am until the time of service. Burial will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. To send condolences to the family please visit

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