Jake Berman Jr.(1936-2013)

Jake Berman, Jr. of Earlysville, VA passed away September 6, 2013 at the University of Virginia Medical Center.

He was born on December 21, 1936 in Greensboro, North Carolina, and was the son of the late Jake and Louise Hogan Berman of Richmond, VA.

He graduated from Benedictine High School in Richmond, VA and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. He was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and an ardent supporter of the University of Virginia as a member of the Virginia Foundation and a life member of the alumni association.

He retired as a Real Estate broker. Jake enjoyed spending many weeks annually at the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Peggy D. Berman. He also leaves behind a son, Eric Verts and wife Susan; a son Jake Berman III and wife Debi; a daughter Gay Verts and Steve Bauserman; a daughter Kerry Armbruster and husband Jeff; a daughter Melody Strickland and husband Robert; a daughter Susan Cottle and husband; a daughter Deborah Snelling and husband Lee. He is also survived by his dear cousin Katherine 'Kitty' Roberts of Winston-Salem, NC; 14 grandchildren and many close friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Patti Berman.

A celebration of his life will be at Hill and Wood Funeral Service in Charlottesville, VA on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 from 3 ­ 5 pm.

There will also be a celebration of his life at the home of his daughter, Gay Verts on Saturday, September 14, 2013 in Woodstock, VA from 2 ­ 4 pm.

In lieu of flowers, family suggests making a donation to the in his memory.

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Hill and Wood Funeral Home
201 N. First Street  Charlottesville, VA 22902

Published in Northern Virginia Daily on Sept. 10, 2013