Arthur A Goldfarb
May 29, 1917 – July 29, 2018
GOLDFARB Dr. Arthur A, of Teaneck, on July 29 2018 at the age of 101. He was pre-deceased by his beloved wife of 63 years, June. He is survived by his loving children Barbara Offringa of Sharon, MA and Dr. Susan Goldfarb Grossman (Kenneth Grossman Esq.) of Tenafly, his cherished grandchildren Reid, Lauren, Yaakov [Aliza] and Mahira and his caring companion for 10 years, Grace Yvonne Sylvester. He was a graduate of NYU as an undergraduate and for his medical degree. He served for decades as the Chairman of the Allergy Department of Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck.
Funeral Service will be held 12:30 PM Tuesday at the Sanctuary of Abraham & Sarah, 735 Forest Ave, Paramus.
Should friends desire, donations in Arthur’s memory may be made to Holy Name Hospital, 718 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, NJ 07666
- June Goldfarb, Wife
- Dr. Susan Goldfarb Grossman, Daughter
- Kenneth Grossman, Son-in-law
- Barbara Offringa, Daughter
- Grace Yvonne Sylvester, Companion
Holy Name Hospital
718 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
- Funeral Service Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Arthur A Goldfarb
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July 31, 2018
Dr. Goldfarb was my allergist from when I was approximately 4 years old until I was about 12. He was always very kind even though he gave me up to 10 shots a week at one point...I only remember about 6. What I remember most about him was that he asked me how I felt, how I thought the medicine he gave me was working, if my symptoms were improving. I'm sure he asked my Mom as well but he really seemed to value my opinion even though I was so young. I didn't mind getting the shots, but I hated when he would fiddle with the old glass syringes before he injected me. They would be in a metal tray and he would move them around ....I guess it was the sound or the waiting. He was also very kind in that he didnt make us wait in the waiting room if there were a lot of sick kids in there he'd take me right in....i think he even let us go thru the house obce. He told us about matzo and explained to my Mom that I wasn't allergic to milk I just didn't like it and it waas good for me to drink water. I remember him very fondly...we need more doctors like him nowadays!!!