Frederick Goldenbaum

Obituary of Frederick Goldenbaum

Frederick R. Goldenbaum

Born Nov 1, 1024 in Trenton, NJ, passed away May 13, 2018 at Sunrise of Lower Makefield, Yardley, PA.

Kind, loving father, grandfather, great grandfather.

Residing in Groveville and Hamilton prior to moving to Homestead in Columbus in 1989, moved to Sunrise Assisted Living in Yardley, PA in 2015.

Graduated from Trenton High School in 1942, played on the 1942 State Championship Soccer Team, also on the tennis team.

Joined the Navy at 17, served in the Navy during WWII as Yeoman 2C, on one of the LSTs (Landing ship tanks) that took part in LST 58 Operation Tiger, a disastrous rehearsal for D-Day.

LST was one of 8 landing crafts that were suddenly attacked by German Submarines in the English Channel on April 28, 1944. 2 LSTs sank and totally disabled another.

He worked at American Standard until retirement in 1982. He then worked part time as a courier for Bank of America for several years.

He enjoyed Tennis, Bowling, watching sports, particularly Baseball (Avid Phillies fan) he enjoyed traveling to many countries with his wife Sandra.

Predeceased by his parents, Frederick C. Goldenbaum and Elsie Robeson Goldenbaum and stepmother Rose Schwarzwalder Goldenbaum. his brother Edward C. Goldenbaum and spouses Marjorie E. Noone Goldenbaum and Sandra Breslin Goldenbaum.

Surviving are his children, Jane (Thomas) Bird of Langhorne, PA.

Douglas (Catherine) Goldenbaum of Huntington, NY.

Nancy (Michael) McHugh of Morrisville, PA.

Known as Poppy, he is also survived by his grandchildren, Lauren (Ramsey) Akruk of Morrisville, PA.

Ryan (Ronit) Bird of Southampton, PA.

Sara and Anna Goldenbaum of Huntington, NY. Paul and Christopher McHugh of Morrisville, PA.

Great granddaughters, Alyson and Layla Akruk. Also many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services and interment are private by Knott's Colonial Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to Woundedwarriorproject.org