Henry Berlin, 93, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Terry Brown Berlin entered into eternal rest Wednesday, January 10, 2018. His graveside service will be held Thursday, January 11, 2018 in Brith Sholom Beth Israel Cemetery (Maryville), Sycamore Avenue at 3:00 p.m. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.
Henry was born August 19, 1924 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late Sam Berlin and Bertie Livingstain Berlin. He was a United States Navy Veteran, serving during WWII. Henry was the president of Berlin Brothers and ran Berlins Clothing for over 70 years. He was a member of Brith Sholom Beth Israel Synagogue. He was instrumental in the revitalization of King Street, working tirelessly for his beloved city of Charleston. Henry was a founder of the Coastal Carolina Fair, and he served on many boards, including: American Red Cross, American Cancer Society, Hollings Cancer Center, Exchange Club, a proud member of The Hibernian Society, and Spoleto Founding Committee.
Henry was known for his quick wit, winning smile and generous spirit. He will be missed by his family and many friends across the nation.
In addition to his wife, Terry of Charleston, he is survived by his son, Steven Brown Berlin (Carolyn) of Mount Pleasant, SC; two daughters: Elaine Berlin and Ellen Berlin (Fred Fox), both of Charleston, SC; and two grandsons: Benjamin and Jacob Berlin. He was preceded in death by his son, Brian David Berlin.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the caring staff of The National HealthCare Center.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to MUSC Hollings Oncology, 18 Bee Street, Charleston, SC 29425 or Brith Sholom Beth Israel Synagogue, 182 Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, SC 29403.
Posted in: Post and Courier
Posted on: 2018-01-10
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