Robert Murray Bernstein of Westwood, California passed away on Thursday, Feb 13th 2014 at age 80.
He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 24, 1934, the son of Leon and Elizabeth Bernstein. Robert graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and received his BS in Economics from the Wharton School in 1956. Robert became a Certified Public Accountant in 1959, and was then a businessman for more than 50 years. He was an avid tennis player and very accomplished golfer, he loved classical music with a passion, as well as the cinema. Robert was active in his pursuits in Philadelphia until 1988 and then in Los Angeles.
Robert is survived by his four children; Sondra Bernstein of Sonoma, California, Ronald Bernstein and his wife Beverly of Boonton, New Jersey , Michael Bernstein of Huntington Beach, California, Edward Bernstein and his wife Susan of Basking Ridge, New Jersey and his brother, George Bernstein and his wife Phyllis of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. “Poppy Bob” is also survived by 9 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren.
The family will conduct a private family service.
Remembrances (please no flowers or donations) may be sent to Ron Bernstein, 151 Reserve Street, Boonton, NJ 07005.
The family thanks everyone for their very kind words and wishes.