05.07.13

Bruce Berman

   Bruce Berman, 87, beloved husband of the late Reyna (Schwartz) Berman passed away surrounded by his family on May 6, 2013. The son of the late  Dr. Harry and Birdie Berman, Bruce Berman was born in New Haven on October 12, 1925.
Bruce Berman graduated from Cheshire Academy.  He enlisted in the US Army during his freshman year at Yale and participated in five major campaigns. He graduated from Yale when he returned from the war and worked as a stockbroker for many years in New Haven Connecticut. He was pre-deceased by by his brother Jerome.  He is survived by his children James Berman of Old Saybrook and Carolyn Berman of Minneapolis, Minnesota and his loving grandchildren Jessica and Amanda Berman and Jacob and Rey Berman-Jolton.
   Graveside funeral service at the Mishkan Israel Cemetery, Jewell St., New Haven Wednesday morning  at 11.
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5 Comments

  1. Jane D. Crowley said,

    05.08.13 at 3:00 pm

    So sorry to read of Bruce’s death. It is too late to get to the gravesite,but I will be thinking of you and remembering the happy times spent with your mother and father and ho proud they were of their Jimmy and Carolyn.. My prayers are with you and your families.

  2. Tracy Crowley said,

    05.08.13 at 11:24 pm

    Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your dad. I remember going to your mom and dad’s hours with my parents, Jane and Charlie Crowley when I was a teenager. They were a wonderful couple and always had me laughing during my visits. I know my dad really valued and trusted your dad’s advice and loved your mom’s cooking. I will always remember them with great fondness.

  3. Kurt Cylke said,

    05.09.13 at 12:57 am

    Bruce and Reyna were especiaL friends through the past five decades. The happiness, joy and sense of close relationships will live on through the Cylke family in the years ahead. My sailing days, party nights, trips through Virginia and our Americas Cup experience qwith Bruce seem as just yesterday. Jimmy Carolyn, Huddis and the rest of your extended family have our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Kurt Cylke Jr. said,

    05.09.13 at 2:11 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I have fond memories of watching my father and Bruce talk, joke, laugh and enjoy the world and their shared interests. Bruce was a close friend and confidant of my father and I learned a bit about life from him. I have vivid memories of boating with him out of Branford Ct. when I was a child and was delighted to have sailed with him out of Newport RI on the America’s Cup boat Weatherly. He was an important influence in our family and in the lives of those he knew. He will be missed.

  5. Tara Crowley Knapp said,

    05.10.13 at 12:54 pm

    My deepest sympathy on the loss of your dad. My parents Jane and Charles Crowley had great times with your parents. I can remember them going there for New Year’s Eve parties and always having a blast. They will always be a part of our childhood memories.