14 September, 193313 November, 2020

Manuel “Manny” Berlin passed away peacefully on November 13, 2020 in Florida. Prior to his passing, Manny was surrounded in love by his family. Manny was born in the Bronx, New York on September 14, 1933 (age 87). A graduate of Taft High School, he went on to earn his degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology (F.I.T) in New York City. Working in both New York and Florida for over fifty years, Manny had an “eye” for fashion with incredible style and flair. His artistic talents were seen in his many paintings revered by all. Manny is survived by his wife, Arlene of sixty-one years. Adored father of Denise (John) Mastropietro and Valerie (Jason) Kerben. Grandpa Manny will be missed most by his cherished grandchildren Jade, Jordan, Hailey and Olivia. Manny was predeceased by his loving parents Lillie and Louis Berlin, sister Ruth and brother Irving. In addition, he was loved by his brothers and sisters-in laws and his nieces and nephews.

Graveside burial will be held on November 20, 2020 at Beth David Cemetery in Elmont, New York. The family requests that any donations be made to the American Heart Association.



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Marilyn Escott

November 19, 2020

My dearest Uncle Manny and I have always shared a very special relationship. He was more like an older brother to me than an uncle. Manny and Arlene were such an important part of my life, and all my memories are filled with the laughter and good times that we shared. To this day, I relate our wonderful family stories to my own children and grandchildren. Uncle Manny was truly unique, and we will all miss him so much

Harvey and Vivian Glassman

November 18, 2020

Manny was our most adored lifelong friend. He was loving, kind, and a wonderful husband , father and grandfather.
We shared and cherished many milestones and good times with him and Arlene.
May he rest in peace.
Manny, we love you and were so fortunate to be a part of your life.

Elena Baldasar

November 18, 2020

Uncle Manny was the absolute Best!! He was always so funny and kind to us. Some of the most wonderful memories of my life are centered around my sweet Uncle Manny, who will be in my heart forever.