Sidney Walter Goldstein, age 80, a 21 year resident of Las Vegas and formerly of Stony Brook, NY, passed away on Monday, December 25, 2017. Sidney was born September 28, 1937 in New York, NY to the late Max and the late Bessie Goldstein. He worked as a social studies teacher and dean at Queens Vocational High School in New York, prior to retiring and moving to Las Vegas. Sidney was predeceased by his wife of 54 years, Janet Goldstein, who passed away on July 31, 2016,. Sidney is survived by his children Charles (Beth) Goldstein of Oceanside NY and Jason (Margot) Goldstein of Las Vegas; and grandchildren Shane, Alec, Jessie, Max and Mia. A funeral service will be held 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Beth David Cemetery, 300 Elmont Road, Elmont, NY. Contributions in Sidney's memory may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.