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Marilyn (Engel) Berlin

January 13, 1922 February 7, 2019
Marilyn (Engel) Berlin
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Obituary for Marilyn (Engel) Berlin

Marilyn Ruth Berlin age 97 a long time resident of Haverhill, MA passed away peacefully February 7, 2019.

She was born to the parents of Bernice and Arthur Engel also residents of Haverhill. Marilyn received an undergraduate degree from Beaver College and a post graduate degree in physical therapy from the Posse School at Boston University. She honed her skills at Fort Devens during the war and later on at Lawrence General Hospital. When her path was changing with the advent of her marriage to Morry Samuel Berlin with who she shared a caring and collaborate relationship and the growth of a family; Marilyn turned her people skills to the world of retail being employed by the Jordan Marsh and JC Penny companies for several years and in fact worked until she was 82 years old. Marilyn loved to play tennis with her wonderful husband and friends as the opportunities arose. Above all she enjoyed her summers in Old Orchard Beach, Maine where she spent her childhood and adult summers taking advantage of the sea and surf while entertaining family and friends. She was the ultimate hostess. In her spare time Marilyn liked to express her artistic talent through painting and beading which she was very adept. While her kids were growing up Marilyn and Morry were active members of Temple Emanu-El in Haverhill.

Marilyn a loving and devoted mother is survived by her two wonderful sons Barry (wife Danalee) and Steven (wife Andrea). Additional, survivors are her sister Lorraine Levenson her husband Edward of Toronto/Montreal Canada.
She will be sorely missed by her adoring grandchildren Chelsea, Michael (wife Angela) and David. She will be joining her sister Rosalie, son Michael David and granddaughter Sarah Beth all of whom have preceded her in passing. Marilyn was also blessed by her friendship with Heidi Crossman who was an angel that became her caregiver and friend.

Please join us in celebrating Marilyn this Sunday February 10th at 1:00 pm, at Temple Emanu-El, 514 Main St. Haverhill, MA. Graveside ceremony will follow in the Children of Israel Cemetery, 324 Middle Rd., Haverhill. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes, Haverhill / Bradford. If a charitable gift is your wish, please send donations to the elderly fund at Temple Emanu-El, 514 Main St., Haverhill, MA 01830.

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1:00 PM 2/10/2019 1:00:00 PM
Temple Emanu-El

514 Main St.
Haverhill, MA 01830

Temple Emanu-El
514 Main St. Haverhill 01830 MA
United States

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Children of Israel Cemetery Final Resting Place

385 Middle Rd.
Haverhill, MA 01830

385 Middle Rd. Haverhill 01830 MA
United States

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Elderly Fund at Temple Emanu-El

514 Main St.
Haverhill, MA 01830

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