Arthur A. Goto, Jr,(Chip) age 62, of New Fairfield, passed away on January 26, 2014 in Danbury Hospital. Arthur was born in New Haven on September 20, 1951, a son of Arthur A. Goto Sr of Wallingford and the late Florence B. Goto. He is survived by his wife Rachelle H. Goto; his daughter Sara Goto of Rochester, NY & her significant other Matthew Corbett; his son Adam Goto of New Fairfield, CT & his significant other Meaghan Gorman; his sister Anne Needham & her husband Harry of Hamden; his brother Paul Goto & his wife Anne of Hamden and his aunt Genevieve Camera of West Haven. Arthur also is survived by 7 nieces & nephews. Arthur received his Bachelor Degree from UCONN and his Masters Degree from UMASS. He was employed by the State of Connecticut before dedicating his time to raising his two children. Arthur was a very caring man, giving many hours of his time helping community service projects, with organizations like Habitat for Humanity and both the Connecticut and Pennsylvania Food Banks. He loved spending his summers at his family cottage in Branford and sailing on Long Island Sound. He was an avid race car fan, a talented cook and enjoyed traveling with this family. Friends may attend his Memorial Service on Friday, January 31st at 1:00 PM in BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory may be made to Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven, 37 Union St, New Haven, CT 06511. www.habitatgnh.org.

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss. I was in Luther League with Chip at Bethesda and we always had good times. I was on this site for Fred Neumann and scrolled down and saw Chip’s photo.

  2. My deepest condolences to the Goto family. Arthur was in my graduating class at Hamden High. May he RIP. He was such a nice person.

  3. Your family and Chip are in my thoughts and prayers. I only heard of his passing after the fact from my mother. I have fond memories from Bethesda and of Troop 42 BSA. Sincerely- Paul Ljunggren

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