Robert B. Golder passed away peacefully after a wonderful life of 92 years. A leader in the paper industry, Bob was also a community leader for 60 years. He served as a past campaign chair of the Jewish Federation, as well as a past honoree & chair of its paper trade division; he was also the former chair of Philadelphia AIPAC, the Delaware Valley PAC & a vice president of Beth Shalom Congregation. Additionally, he & his late wife Cis were major donors to Federation & all Jewish causes, while raising dollars & inspiring others to share their passion. Bob is also the co-founder of the "Cis Golder Quality of Life Grant," providing funds for women with financial need as they battle breast cancer.
Bob & his late wife Cis shared a fairy tale for marriage for 54 years, he was the beloved father of Ellyn Golder Saft, father-in-law of the late Stephen Saft, grandfather to Lauren Saft Hanulec (Steve) & Jonathan Saft, great-grandfather to Margot Cynthia Hanulec, brother of the late Mervyn Golder & cherished partner to Sandre Lustine for the past 16 years.
The funeral will be held at 11:30am on Monday, April 10, at Main Line Reform Temple. Visitors are invited to the home of Cindy Golder Miller. Please send contributions in Bob's honor to the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, jewishphilly.org.