In Loving Memory of James H. (Big Jim) Goldstein

July 23, 1946
Yonkers, NY
March 27, 2017
Milford, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824

Visitation

Spear-Miller Funeral Home, Friday 4-8 PM

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield,
CT 06824

March 31, 2017

Service

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

Masonic Service and Military Honors

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield,
CT 06824

Friday, March 31st 7:00 PM

Cemetery

Family Gathering

Charity

V.F.W. Post 7788, Attn: Day for a Vet Program

422 Naugatuck Avenue,
Milford,
CT 06460



James H. Goldstein

James H. Goldstein (Big Jim), age 70 of Milford, formerly of Bridgeport, beloved husband of the late Linda Goldstein, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017. Born and raised in Yonkers, NY the son of the late Boris and Margaret Goldstein, he settled in Bridgeport in 1971. Jim served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He worked in various security positions prior to retiring as a police officer for the State of Connecticut. Jim was a member of Corinthian Lodge # 104, A.F. & A.M. and Pyramid Shrine where he was also a member of the Motor Patrol. He was a Gold Legacy Life member of V.F.W. Post 7788, the Association of Navy Veterans, Port 5 and the B.P.O.E. Elks #1589, Milford. He was an avid New York Yankees fan. Survivors include his devoted son; James M. Goldstein and his wife Janine of Monroe, two cherished grandsons, Jonathan and Joseph Goldstein; a brother, Jack Goldstein of FL; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Phyllis Marsh. Friends may call Friday from 4-8 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. V.F.W. Post 7788 will render honors at 5:30 PM and Corinthian Lodge # 104 will exemplify their ritual at 7:00 PM. Military honors will conclude the visitation. Interment will be private in St. John’s Cemetery, Monroe. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to V.F.W. Post 7788 (Day for a Vet Program), 422 Naugatuck Avenue, Milford, CT 06460. For information or to offer an online condolence please visit www.SpearMillerFuneralHome.com


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10 Guestbook Entries for James H. Goldstein (Big Jim)

  1. Jim, so sorry for your loss. Take comfort in that now your parents are together again and they are always with you and your family looking after you. My prayers are with you and your boys.

  2. It was my honor, privilege, and often delight to know you Jim. I’ll never forget your kind sense of humor, and all you did for Veteran’s, and your friends and family. You’re missed by many. Rest in peace.

  3. Jim and Janine,
    Condolences for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Kyle, Kirstin & family

  4. Jim,
    May love and light surround and comfort you all during this difficult time.
    Our condolences,
    Kristen, Nick and family

  5. Our deepest condolences to Jim sorry for your lost. Your father was a great man and a dedicated officer. May he rest in peace, our prayers are with you and your love ones.

  6. May you Sit in the Big Bleachers in the
    Ball Park in Heaven !
    May you Peacefully Enjoy never ending Blessed Innings that will last Eternity
    May You Shine Down the Blessing of Life To your only Son and all your Family that Loved you so Much!
    Big Jim Hit one out of the Ballpark!

    Deepest Condolences
    Sincerely
    Richard K Grey

  7. Jim, we are so sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Regina, Jacob and Daniel Madwed

  8. REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND AND FELLOW POLICE OFFICER AND VIETNAM VET. HAVING ATTENDED THE CT. STATE POLICE ACADEMY FOR THE DEPT. OF MENTAL HEALTH IN BPT., WE SERVED TOGETHER SINCE 1985. YOUR MANY COMMENTS AT THE FIRING RANGE TO ALWAYS TO USE YOUR SIGHTS ON THE HAND GUN TO HIT THE PROPER TARGET WILL BE REMEMBERED ALONG WITH THE NIGHT SHIFT DUTY AND DD COFFEES WE OFTEN DRANK AT WORK.

  9. Sharing the sorrow on the loss of your father. Sorry I couldn’t attend to the wake tonight, but my prayers are with you and your family at this time.