Owner and president of Torf Funeral Service in Chelsea

Published September 11, 2019

CHELSEA — Deborah Torf Golden, 75, owner and president of Torf Funeral Service, Chelsea, of Westchester, New York and formerly of Brookline, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019.

She was the devoted daughter of Hyman J. and Lee (Greenberg) Torf. She was the loving mother of Mitchell Golden and his wife Kimberly; Jason Golden and his wife Jessica; and Amy Torf Feinberg and her husband Jeffrey Feinberg. She was the doting and loving Bubbe of Jacob, Alexander, Joshua, Brianna, Ryan, Ethan, Mikayla, Annabel and Hunter. She was loved by her nephews, extended family and friends.

A memorial service for Debbie was held in New York at Ballard-Durand Funeral Home, 2 Maple Ave., White Plains, New York. on Sunday Sept. 8. The family were sitting Shiva at her late residence in Hartsdale, New York on Sunday and Monday. Her funeral service will be held at the Torf Funeral Service Chapel, 151 Washington Ave., Chelsea, on Wednesday, September 11 at 11 a.m. with burial to follow at Sharon Memorial Park, Dedham Street Sharon, Mass.

The family will continue memorial observances at the home of Amy Torf Feinberg and Jeffrey Feinberg on Wednesday, Sept. 11 to Friday, Sept. 13 from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations in Debbie’s memory may be made to the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress, 20 Burlington Mall Road, Suite 261, Burlington MA 01803 (https://mdsc.org) or to the Chelsea Jewish Foundation, 165 Captains Row, Chelsea, MA 02150 (https://chelseajewishfoundation.org). For directions and to sign the guestbook, visit www.torffuneralservice.com.