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Barbara Berenson passed away on Sept. 14, 2012.  She was born in Portland, the daughter of David and Rose Beckleman. She was the loving wife of Jack Berenson, who passed away on Nov. 6, 2007. They were married for 63 years.  Barbara attended Forsythe College and earned her degree as a dental hygienist which she practiced for several years. She also spent many years at the side of her husband Jack and son Gary helping to run the PennyWise Market.  She was the most compassionate and unselfish woman one could meet and will be missed dearly by all who knew her.  She is survived by her children, David, Wendy and Armand, Gary, Andrew and William and Karen. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Aaron, Cara, Corin, Joseph, Adam, Justin and Buddy.  Services will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 1 p.m., at Temple Beth El at 400 Deering Ave., Portland. Interment will follow at Mt. Sinai Cemetery in Portland. A mourning a period will be observed at her home, 101 Brydon Way, Westbrook, following services on Wednesday until 9 p.m. Arrangements by The Jewish Funeral Home, Portland. In lieu of flowers, donations in Barbara's memory may be made to The Gosnell Hospice House, Scarborough or a charity of one's choice  .
Thank you to Portland Press Herald for the information
Organizations: Penny Wise Market
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