Passed away on May 24, 2019
97, of Revere, MA and Boca Raton, FL, entered into eternal rest surrounded by his loving family, on May 24, 2019, after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Bertman was born in Malden, MA, son of the late Harry and Mollie (Wexler) Bertman. He was the devoted husband of Muriel (Brooks) Bertman with whom he shared 68 loving years of marriage. He was the beloved father of Anne Yanow and her husband Mark, and Susan Solomon; adoring grandfather of Brooke Yanow, Jonathan Yanow and his wife Jennifer, and Jared Solomon. Dear brother of the late Jack Bertman and Ruth Goldberg. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. The family would also like to thank and acknowledge the support and kindness of Mrs. Rose Jasmin.
Mr. Bertman was raised and educated in Malden, MA. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army in Northern Europe. Shortly after the war, George married Muriel and built their home in Revere where they raised their family. Until his retirement, George was a postal supervisor at several U.S. Post Offices in the metro-Boston area.
George was an avid reader and a life-long learner. He enjoyed spending the winter months in Florida and playing golf with his family and close friends. George was a Mason and belonged to the Aleppo chapter. He was a member of Odd Fellows, Kearsarge Lodge #217, located in Swampscott, MA – a fraternal organization, specializing in community service. He also belonged to the Jewish War Veterans and Congregation Tifereth Israel in Revere.
A funeral service for George will be held on Tuesday, May 28 at 9:00 am at Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin St., Salem, MA with interment at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham St, Sharon, MA. Following interment, condolence calls may be made at Crown Pointe Condominium Clubhouse, 400 Paradise Road, Swampscott, MA from 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in memory of George Bertman to Care Dimensions Hospice, 75 Sylvan Street, Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923, https://give.caredimensions.org. For more information or to register in the online guestbook, please visit www.stanetskyhymansonsalem.com.
- Chapel Service Tuesday, May 28, 2019
- Interment Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Bob & Sandra Sherriff
May 27, 2019
A shout out to a gentleman who lived a long and honorable life; a friendly neighbor who always had a smile. Though you mourn and are hurt at his passing, know that he will live always in your heart and your myriad of memories. He was a classy guy and I hope we all get to say hello again to all of our good friends who have passed at the next level. See you again George and rest in peace and tranquility.
May 26, 2019
Sincere condolences, great man with a warm smile, I felt so welcomed in your home growing up. Thank you
May 26, 2019
Dear Anne ,Mark,and Family,
I am saddened to hear of your father's passing. However, he has not passed away because his love for all of you and your loving memories of him will always be ingrained within your hearts. His spirit will always be with all of you. Anne, you have been a wonderful daughter and you have done whatever you possibly could do for him. I am certain he was so proud of his children and grand children and rightfully so. May he be at peace. My love and sincerest sympathy are with all of you.
Loretta & Mel Cohen
May 25, 2019
Dear Muriel and Family,We are so sorry to hear of Georges passing.He was always a gentleman and always had a smile.We remember all the fun we had playing our card games and going out to dinner when you both were here in Florida.Mel says he remembers the early morning golf games.I also remember the parties at my house when I introduced you and George . The years have certainly been good to us both.George had a long and happy life with you and his wonderful family.Remember all the happy times and you will get thru the bad times. Love to you and your family,Mel and Loretta