Bernadine Lerman

Bernadine “Bernie” Lerman, 96, died Dec. 15, 2015.

She lived in Wisconsin and taught special education until moving  to Tucson in 1980.

Mrs. Lerman was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Jacob “Jack” Lerman, and her daughter Judith. Survivors include her daughters Sharon (Barry Mates) Chaimson of Tucson and Sheina Lerman of Newfoundland, Canada; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held in the Ner Tamid section of Evergreen Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Food Bank, 3003 S. Country Club Road, Tucson, AZ 85713 or