Berkowitz-Kumin-Bookatz Memorial Chapel

1985 South Taylor Road, Cleveland Heights, OH


Ben Zide

September 19, 1923May 19, 2020

Ben Zide September 19, 1923-May 19,2020 Passed away peacefully on May 19, 2020. Beloved husband of the late Estelle (Cookie) Zide. Loving father of Vicki (Greg) Harrison, Marcy (Bill Turner) (Brent Deceased) Ravdin and Lisa (Jan) Kriwinsky. Cherished grandfather of Lindsay (Erik), Geoff (Maggie), Ryan, Josh (Tara) and Jared. Loving great grandfather to Skylar and Madelyn. Devoted brother in law and uncle to many. Private graveside services. Friends and family who wish can make a donation to Menorah Park Hospice, Cleveland APL or charity of your choice.

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howard Danzinger

May 22, 2020

Our thoughts are with you. Judy & Howard Danzinger

Carla& Roger Newberry

May 20, 2020

Dear Vicky, Lisa, Marci & family,

So sorry that your dad has passed. I knew him for most of my life, not just through masons, but also as the husband of my Dad’s (Alan Silver) cousin Cookie, as well as my lifelong friend Bonnie’s uncle and brother of her mom, Lil. He was a kind and loving man who I know will be missed by all who knew him. Our condolences.
Carla & Roger Newberry

Suzy Mazur

May 20, 2020

Mr. Zide was part of my growing up years from before kindergarten through high school. He was my friends’ father through the “best” parts and through the fights. He was the steady and kind father who always greeted me with a smile every single time I walked into his house. He was the father who lived just up the street, just doors away- he was the father I wish I had.
Marcy, Lisa, & family, I know his passing will leave a hole in your hearts; may your memories bring you much comfort in the days and weeks ahead ; may you remember his kindnesses and smiles he bestowed on others. Love you!! Suzy

Al Levine

May 20, 2020

You watched us from young guys on and we looked up to you, my memories of you are clear...always kind and good to myself and my young buddies.

Karen Feldman

May 19, 2020

So sorry for your loss

Marcia Arons

May 19, 2020

We are so sorry for your loss. My father, Elvin Shultz was very fond of your dad. He was not only a friend but also a Masonic Lodge brother. I got to know your dad a little bit when he moved into Wiggins...he was a very kind and friendly man. Our deepest sympathies.
Marcia and Alan Arons

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