Democratic political operative and campaign manager for many, "Bobby"
Berlin died Friday, 26th October, 2012, of heart failure.|
Funeral scheduled for this Wednesday, 31st October,
2012, at 10:00 A.M. (family will be receiving at 9:30 A.M.),
Riverside Memorial Chapel, Amsterdam Ave. between W. 75th and W. 76th
Streets, Manhattan. Shiva afterward from 2 to 6 P.M., 140 West 79th Str. - Apt. 8B chez Cole.
Bobby was most proud of her pro bono work in helping to elect qualified judges to the bench.
Elaine Roberta "Bobby" Berlin, 3 Sept. 1932 -- 26 Oct. 2012, dead at the age of eighty.
Published in The New York Times on 28th October, 2012:
Fierce Upper West Side Democratic activist Bobby Berlin, who was most
proud of her efforts to help reform the Manhattan Judiciary, passed away
peacefully on October 26. She freely donated her time, unparalleled
wisdom and expertise to elect many highly qualified judges. She is
survived by her brother Herbert, daughter Christina, son-in-law Robert,
grandchildren Lauren and Lisa, niece Shoshana, nephew Robbie and many
friends from government, politics and her community. She was predeceased
by her longtime companion
Joe. Funeral Services will be held at 10am on Monday, October 29 [Changed to Wed. - Ed.]
at Riverside Memorial Chapel, 180 West 76th Street. In lieu of flowers,
memorial contributions may be sent to World Wildlife Fund, Alzheimer's
Association or Planned Parenthood.