Posted on: April 25, 2017
Eugene O. Goldstein, MD, beloved pediatrician who had practiced medicine in Pikesville, MD, died on March 11, 2017. He was 98 years old. Dr. Goldstein, a graduate of University of Virginia College and Medical School, also managed the Pediatric Allergy Clinic at John Hopkins Hospital until his retirement.
He was born in Hampton, VA, the ninth of 10 children into one of the first Jewish families on the Peninsula.
He met his first wife, Roslyn, at Sinai Hospital when he was an intern and she was working in the EKG department. They married in 1942 and soon after, he served in the Pacific as a Navy Lieutenant in Okinawa and Guam. After the war, they settled first in Baltimore and later in Pikesville where they raised three children. They were married for 37 years. After Roslyn died, he married Judith N. Goldstein (formerly Judith Nogi Snyder) and has been married to her for 37 ½ years.
In addition to his wife, Judith, Dr. Goldstein is survived by his three children: Nancy Ross of San Diego, James Goldstein, PhD, of North Potomac, Md., and Martin Goldstein of Alexandria, Va. He also has four step-children from Judith’s first marriage: Stephen Snyder of Baltimore, Peter Snyder, JD, of Boca Raton, Fla.,, Elizabeth Snyder, who recently moved near her mother in Lake Worth, Fla.,, and Robert Snyder of Seattle, Wash. Together, Gene and Judy have 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his grandchild Scott Shapiro.
His son, Jim, recently wrote about his father’s unique contribution to so many lives. Read more at http://tinyurl.com/EugeneGoldstein. Feel free to contact the family with any remembrances of Dr. Goldstein at firstname.lastname@example.org.