KILLINGTON — A memorial service will be held at a later date for Stephen K. Goldstein, 74, who died Aug. 25 at Rutland Regional Medical Center in Vermont after a brief illness.
Steve was born on Jan. 9, 1939, son of Armand and Phyllis Goldstein (both deceased) in Rochester, N.Y., where he was raised and graduated from Brighton High School in 1956. He then attended Cornell University and was in the class of 1960. He also served in the United States Coast Guard Reserves.
In the late 1960’s he was employed with Burger King Corp., and later developed his own franchise of restaurants in Maryland.
He and his wife, Barbara moved to Killington in 1988. Because of his passion for skiing and snowboarding, he became an instructor at the Killington Ski Resort for more than 20 years.
Steve was very involved with his Rotary Club in Killington. He was the inbound chairman for Rotary Youth Exchange for his district (Southern VT and N.H.) He and his wife personally hosted 10 students and enjoyed visiting them in their home countries.
He was also a member of the Annapolis Yacht Club in Maryland, a private pilot and new to the game of golf.
He also loved sailing.
Steve is survived by his wife of 34 years, Barbara; son, Karl Goldstein of Voorhees, N.J.; daughter, Lois Goldstein of Annapolis, Md.; stepson, Nicholas Schlegel of Fruitland, Md.; five grandchildren, Lauren Tanman, Alex Tanman, Jared Goldstein, Ryan Schlegel and Nicole Schlegel and two sisters, Randi Ferguson of Estero, Fla., and Nancy Dornic of Nice, France.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Killington-Pico Rotary Club, PO Box 146, Killington, 05751.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.
This obituary first appeared in the September 6, 2013 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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