12:30-2PM on Tuesday June 29 Temple Concord 910 Madison Street, Syracuse

2PM on Tuesday June 29 Temple Concord

Adath Yeshurun

Alan J. Goldberg

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Alan J. Goldberg, 90, died suddenly on Thursday. Born in 1930 in Brooklyn to Leo and Lily Goldberg, he was a resident of Syracuse for over 80 years. He was a graduate of Nottingham High School and received his BA and Juris Doctorate from Syracuse University in 1953. Alan was a practicing litigator for more than 50 years, and a partner in the Sugarman Law Firm. He was a highly respected member of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the New York State Bar Association, and Onondaga County Bar Association. He was a past President of the Bar Association, was Chairman of the Character and Fitness Committee, and Chairman of the Grievance Committee. Additionally, he was honored as a Distinguished Lawyer. Alan was a man of integrity, both inside the courtroom and out. He lived by the code keep your word and respect your colleagues. A kind and generous man, Alan loved (and told) a good joke, cars, golf, and skiing, which he did until his mid-eighties. What he loved most of all was his family, which includes his wife of nearly 70 years, Barbara, and their daughters Ann Wolkoff and Margery Kratz, son-in-laws Mark Wolkoff, and Andrew Kratz, and grandson Noah Kratz. Funeral services will be at 2PM on Tuesday June 29 at Temple Concord. The Temple requires everyone entering the building will be required to wear a mask with no exceptions. Friends may visit with the family immediately prior to the service from 12:30 to 2 at the Temple, 910 Madison Street. Burial will be in Adath Yeshurun cemetery. Shiva will be observed at Alan and Barbara's home on Wednesday from 4-7PM Contributions in his memory may be made to The Food Bank of CNY, or Jewish Family Service

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Barbara & families: Sending “Heart Felt Sympathy” on the sad word that Alan has passed away, I was shocked to hear this, always a pleasure waiting on you both @ Rico’s. May he “Rest In Peace” Patrick..

Written by Patrick W Aregano 5440 Tourmaline Dr
2021-06-26 2:33:05 PM

I am so sorry about Alan’s passing. I have known him for over 40 years since my friendship with Margie in college. I wish I could be there for all of you but I am with you in spirit and grateful I had the opportunity to know Margie’s pop, truly a prince of a gentleman. Love, laurie, Ben and Gus

Written by Laurie Adami
2021-06-27 7:50:35 PM

condolences and sympathy to a man who touched many others in a humble and positive way. The best wat to describe Alan was a mochin d'gadlut a magnitude of intellect. A powerful, capacious and wide-range of knowledge that few men possessed.Baruch HaShem to family Niles GreenhouseMD and extended family

Written by Niles GreenhouseMD
2021-06-28 5:39:59 PM