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Cecile Berman


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Cecile Berman Obituary
May 13, 1921 - July 12, 2017 Berman, Cecile nee Cohn(and known to all as Ceil), died peacefully on July 12, surrounded by her loving daughters and grandson. Born in New York city in 1921, she was a longtime resident of New York, moving from Manhattan to Long Island where she lived for many years. She was the loving wife of Louis John Swedlin who predeceased her in 1969. She was remarried to the late Elihu Berman in 1971 and had an equally long and loving marriage until his passing in 1988. She spent her final years at Belmont Village, a senior residence in Los Angeles where she was often and affectionately referred to as the "Mayor of Belmont, " such was her popularity and the breadth of her friendships. She is mourned by her daughters, Madeleine Sobel of Ridgefield, Connecticut and Rosalie Swedlin Cort and son-in-law Robert Cort of Los Angeles, California, as well as her grandchildren: Jeffrey Sobel, Beth Sobel and Eric Sobel; Ian and Bathsheba Nagel and their children; Eli Nagel, Alexander Berman and Caroline Berman; and her beloved "granddog", Palmer. Her warmth and generosity touched everyone she ever met. She will be sadly missed and joyfully remembered by her numerous friends and family. A private funeral will be held at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Ridgewood, NY.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on July 14, 2017
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