Hetherington & Deans Funeral Chapel

5176 Victoria Ave, Niagara Falls, ON


Lawrence "Larry" "Spanky" Berman

October 15, 1968September 2, 2020

It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Larry “Spanky” Berman on September 2, 2020 at the age of 51. Beloved son of Mary Lou and the late Andrew Berman. Proud and loving dad of Courtney Cole-Berman, Kevin Cole-Berman (Marcos), Kendall Cole-Berman (Kevin), and Andrew Cole-Berman (Hayley). Cherished Gramps of Hudson and the late Mayson. Survived by his sister Margo (Jim) Morgan and his niece Krystal Morgan. He will be lovingly remembered by his children’s mother Amber Cole and his best friends Larry DalCin and Kevin Battista. Special place held in Larry’s heart for David, Nicholas, Caitlyn, and Bailey.

For many years Larry was an avid sportsman; enjoying hockey, golf and baseball and was lucky enough to play professionally for a number of years. He also enjoyed a good game of pool and poker.

In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to Hetherington & Deans Funeral Chapel. If desired, memorial donations made to The Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.


  • No formal services


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Linda DalCin

September 16, 2020

My deepest condolences to Larry's family, Courtney, Kevin, Kendall and Andrew, and their families. Also Margo, and her family, and Mary Lou and Amber. Larry put up a courageous battle for a very long time. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Ian Mather

September 11, 2020

I worked, traveled and played golf with "Spanky" He was a great guy who was always willing to include you in anything he did. He gave his time to people he barely new and was always willing to help if he could.
I lost contact with him several years ago but thought of him often and he comes in up in conversation regularly with people that new him.

My condolences to his family.

Ian Mather

Larry DalCin

September 10, 2020

I find myself at a loss for words ... and for me , that never happens !! I'm so sad and I think of you all the time Larry .. all the fun we have had over the years . You are the strongest guy i know buddy ... i will miss you for the rest of my life !

Kevin Morris

September 10, 2020

Still hard to process that your not here anymore wish we had more time with you and for you to watch Hudson grow threw his child hood going to miss you so much man god bless you and may you RIP and take care of Mayson up there until we meet again ❤️ Love you so much

Amber Cole

September 9, 2020

His legacy will live on in ours children and our grandson he’ll be missed by so many thanks for giving me the most amazing kids and memories
Love ambi


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