Dr. Donald J. Goldman
1930 - 2018
Dr. Donald Jerome Goldman, 88 of Hollywood, FL died Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care in Hollywood, FL. He was born on October 19 1930 in Wildwood, NJ, to Rebecca and Samuel Goldman.
Don lived in Woodbine NJ until age 13 and moved to Philadelphia in 1943, where he attended Central High School, graduating in the 190th class.
He attended Temple University graduating in 1952 and was in the US Army from 1953-1955.
Don attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, graduating in 1959. He began family practice in Willingboro, NJ in 1960, which later became known as Sunset Road Medical Associates. He practiced medicine until his retirement in 2004. Don felt a special connection with his patients, as they to him.
Don met his wife, Sandy, while she took dance lessons from his sister, Lila. They married in 1956, and soon three children, Howard, Jan and Judy completed their family. Don and Sandy were married for over 62 years, sharing a timeless love. They resided in Willingboro, Moorestown, Mt. Laurel, and Hollywood, Florida.
His greatest passions were his adored grandchildren, golf, tennis, and his Philadelphia sports teams.
Don is survived by his devoted wife, Sandy, son Dr. Howard (Fay Trachtenberg) Goldman of Phila., PA, daughter Jan ( Frank) Van Zant of Huntington, NY and daughter Judy (Dr. Doug) Richter of Mt. Laurel, NJ, a sister Lila Green. He is predeceased by his sister, Arlene Dubin. Survived by his brothers in law, Irv Dubin, and Fred (Joan) Cohen, Also he is survived by his grandchildten, Tyler, Alex (Aria) Mallory (fiancé Jeff) Zack, Evan, Maryn (Liam) Steven, Callan, Lia and many beloved cousins and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited Wednesday, October 31, 2018 beginning 10:15 am to PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, INC. 2001 Berlin Road, Cherry Hill, NJ where funeral services will begin promptly at 11:00 am. Int. Montefiore Cemetery, Jenkintown, PA. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, www.themmrf.org or a charity of the donor’s choice