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BERNSTEIN, Sylvia (Hayman)
BERNSTEIN - Sylvia (nee Hayman)
Died on Monday, January 16, 2012 at the Port Jefferson Health Care Facility. She was 93. Mrs. Bernstein was born in Washington D.C., the daughter of Morris and Ita Hayman. In 1944, she married Dr. Charles Bernstein and the marriage lasted 64 years until Dr. Bernstein's death in 2008. Mrs. Bernstein lived in Boston until 1953 when she and her husband moved to Buffalo where they remained for 30 years. From 1971 to 1983, Mrs. Bernstein worked as a travel agent for the "Ask Mr. Foster" agency. In 1983, she moved to New Seabury, MA and then in 1989 to Sarasota, Florida where she lived until 2007.
Sylvia Bernstein is survived by her four children, Ellen Godolphin of Concord, Massachusetts, Dr. Mark Bernstein of East Setauket, Long Island, Stuart Bernstein of Raleigh North Carolina, and Steven Bernstein of Marina del Rey California. She is also survived by five grandchildren: Matthew, Alex, Phillip, Sarah, Erin, Dana and Adam and by six great-grandchildren.