Russell W. Golden

December 21, 2019


Russell W. Golden, 80, a longtime resident of Somerset, passed away Saturday, December 21, 2019, in the Sarah Brayton Nursing Center, Fall River. He was the husband of the late Maureen T. (Ryan) Golden.

Born in Fall River, he was the son of Georgianna (Raposa) Murphy and step-son of Patrick Murphy. His father was William H. Golden. He attended Somerset Schools and became a jewelry maker, working many years for the Howard H. Sweet & Son Co., in Attleboro. He loved gardening, his dogs and kept an extensive model train collection and layout.

He is survived by a daughter, Leigh-Ann Avelar of Somerset; two sons, Russell K. Golden of Fall River and Greg Golden; a brother Dale Murphy of Lawrence; two sisters, Barbara MacDonald of South Carolina and Gail DaCosta of Fall River; also four grandchildren, Emma, Nicholas, Owen and Marley.

A memorial gathering will begin Saturday, December 28, 2019, 8:30-10:30 AM, in the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton St., Somerset, MA. A memorial mass will follow at 11AM in St. John of God Church, Brayton Ave., Somerset. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Memorial Gathering

DEC 28. 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM (EST)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726

Funeral Mass

DEC 28. 11:00 AM (EST)

St. John of God Church
Brayton Ave.
Somerset, MA, 02726

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Russell W. Golden, please visit our floral store.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Russell W. Golden
© 2020 Hathaway Funeral Homes. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA