Saul Berkman
Born 9/29/1920
Died 12/24/2013 in Fayetteville, NY

Saul Berkman, 93, of Fayetteville, died Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at home after a long courageous battle with cerebellar ataxia. He was the son of the late Levi and Lena Berkman. Saul was a 1939 graduate of Syracuse University. He served in WWII and was a former member of Temple Adath Yeshurun, Onondaga Post 131 JWV, and was an Oceanographer US Coast and Geodetic Survey (NOAA) for the US Government. He is survived by his wife, Geraldine Berkman; daughters, Louise (William Oserin) Berkman and Lydia Gray; granddaughter, Melisa Gray; great-grandchildren, Nicole, Mat and Hanna Selmi, and two sisters, Jane Feld and Gertrude Shapiro. Services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 27, 2013 at the Birnbaum Funeral Chapel, 1909 E. Fayette Street. Friends may visit with the family at the chapel on Friday from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will be in Frumah Packard Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the National Ataxia Foundation, 2600 Fernbrook Lane N. Ste. 119, Minneapolis, MN 55447-4752 or the Central New York Food Bank.
Published in Syracuse Post Standard from Dec. 25 to Dec. 26, 2013
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