Gertrude “Gert” Goldberg, of Brookline, formerly of Brighton, passed away peacefully on June 17, 2019 in her home with family by her side. She was 101 years old. Gert was the matriarch of a large and loving family. She was first woman to give birth to triplets at Beth Israel Hospital.
Dear daughter of the late Sam and Ida (Skalsky) Sulkin. Beloved wife of the late William “Bill” Goldberg. Cherished sister of the late Billy Sulkin and late Pearlie Chamlin. Devoted mother of Richard Goldberg and his wife Ilene of Beverly, Barbara Chandler and her late husband Robby of Lexington, Judi Goldberg of Waltham, Alan Goldberg and his wife Beth of North Attleboro, and David Goldberg and his husband Chai Fu Chang of Scottsdale, AZ. Proud grandmother of Sarah Chandler, Aaron Goldberg and his fiancé Michelle DuBow, Lily Chandler, Daniel Goldberg, Rusty Chandler, Jordan Goldberg and his fiancé Rachel Park, Ariella Goldberg and her husband Jakob Sedig, Adrienne Goldberg and her partner Tim Ormerod, Lauren Goldberg and her husband Dan Parsons. Also survived by two great-grandchildren, Rafael Gell and Grant Ormerod, as well as many caring nieces and nephews.
Services at Temple Ohabei Shalom, 1187 Beacon St., Brookline, MA, on Wednesday, June 19, at 12:00 noon. Interment will follow at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham St., Sharon. Shiva will be at her home following the funeral until 7:00 pm, and will continue Thursday 1-3 & 6-8 pm and Friday 1-3 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Temple Ohabei Shalom or HIAS, www.hias.org.