Of Brookline, formerly of Sharon, died suddenly on May 27, 2021. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Bernie grew up surrounded by his loving family. He was a beloved brother, cousin, uncle and friend. He was the hardworking and devoted husband of the late Marilyn Zitofsky, father of Shari and Michael Churwin and Jodi and Haim Hazan and dear grandfather of Hannah, Ashley, Julia, Maya and Eli.
A private graveside service (with a livestream) will be held at Sharon Memorial Park on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 11:45 am. The service can be viewed at : here. Memorial observance will be at the home of Michael and Shari Churwin Tuesday until 7 pm with an evening service via Zoom at 7:30 pm (Meeting ID: 876 4318 4026; Passcode: Bernie). Shiva will continue in person on Wednesday from 6:00-8:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, he would have appreciated a contribution to the Temple Ohabei Shalom Fund for Life Long Learning,1187 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA 02446.