Tag Archives: Sara Berman

Mary Gershkoff, 1923 ~ 2011

Originally published on Friday, July 8, 2011 at 10:04pm

Mary Gershkoff

Thank you to all of our friends and family who were able to drop by Thursday evening or attend Friday’s services in Cranston and Exeter.

Mary enjoyed a long life rich with experience, family and love, and in the end that is all one could ever ask for.  She lived to see many grandchildren and even great-grandchildren.  Many of us were fortunate enough to attend a large family gathering at my home in Warwick only a few weeks ago, where Mary met her newest great-grandson Andrew Martin Hanson for the first time, born in February to my sister Sara and her husband Pete in Coral Springs, FL.

Following the mass in Cranston, a small ceremony was held in the cemetery chapel in Exeter, during which Sara read aloud, with some difficulty, the moving remembrance that appears below. Continue reading

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Martin John Berman, 1920 ~ 2010

Originally published on Friday, December 31, 2010 at 2:09pm

Candle

A shiva candle burns at my house in Warwick, the same house Martin called home for nearly forty years.

Thank you to everyone who attended the memorial service this morning. It was great to see you all!  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the RI Community Food Bank. 200 Niantic Avenue, Providence, RI 02907.

Though she was unable to travel from FL for the funeral due to pregnancy, my sister Sara wrote the beautiful eulogy below, which was read at the memorial service. Continue reading