Edward John Golden, who was called Skip and spent the first half of his life in Montauk, died on Feb. 27 following a seizure. He was 48.
Mr. Golden had been a resident of the Association for Help of Retarded Children’s intermediate care facility in Shoreham for the last 24 years.
Born in Flushing on Aug. 10, 1964, he was the son of Edward Golden and the former Margaret Burke, now Margaret Lachman. His father died in 1969.
He is survived by his mother, a native of Montauk, and his stepfather, Robert Lachman, who live in Montauk and in Florida.
Mr. Golden was cremated. His ashes will be buried alongside his father. A memorial service is planned for a later date.
The family has suggested memorial contributions to the Association for Help of Retarded Children, Suffolk Chapter, 2900 Veterans Memorial Highway, Bohemia 11716.