Elizabeth E. Golden, 80, of Mashpee died March 21, after a battle with cancer.

She was the wife of William A. Golden, to whom she was married for 58 years.

Ms. Golden was born in White Plains, New York, the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Eigo.

She attended the Sacred Heart School of Greenwich, Connecticut, and went on to graduate with a bachelor of arts degree in economics, Newton College of the Sacred Heart in Newton. It was at the Sacred Heart schools where she began her journey of faith.

She raised her four children in Newton, where she lived for 39 years.

Her career began at Grey Advertising in New York City. As a sales executive at Sherman Howe Computers in the 1980s, Ms. Golden helped introduce the Apple II computer to corporate America. She served as an office manager at Opthalmic Consultants in Boston, and finished her career at Standish, Ayer, and Wood Investment Management, where she served as IT project manager, and special assistant to Walter Cabot.

She and her husband spent their retirement years living in the Southport community, where they enjoyed playing golf. They were active members of Parish of Christ the King in Mashpee. A favorite weekly activity for Ms. Golden was her bridge group.

She recently celebrated 15 years of sobriety; she was a volunteer with Hospice & Palliative Care of Cape Cod, and did prison ministry and retreats with incarcerated women. She also was an active participant in the Boston Healthcare for the Homeless food pantry program for the family team in Waltham.

An avid reader, Ms. Golden belonged to a “Survivors” book group for nearly 30 years.

In addition to her husband, she leaves a brother, Peter Eigo of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; two daughters, Sheila Devine of Falmouth, Maine, and Mary Byrne Krier of Concord; two sons, William A. Golden of San Francisco, California, and Andrew J. Golden of Larchmont, New York; several grandchildren; and extended family.

She was preceded in death by a sister and two brothers.

Ms. Golden’s funeral arrangements will be by Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home in Mashpee and Parish of Christ the King.

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