Dr. Sidney Groffman, 87, of Somerset died May 28, 2016. Born in Brooklyn, he also resided in Massachusetts, Queens, and Aberdeen.
In addition to his private practice, Dr. Groffman was a professor of optometry. In his over-50-year career, he was awarded the highest honors of the optometric profession, and wrote articles, books, and computer programs.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly (Wodin); three sons and their wives, Elliot of Manhattan, Peter of Millbrook, NY, and Laurence of Montclair; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held May 31 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.