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Shirley Rales Berk

Birth
Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Death 25 Oct 2017 (aged 90)
Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, USA
Burial Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 184663781 · View Source
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SHIRLEY (RALES) BERK
YOUNGSTOWN – Shirley (Rales) Berk passed away at Heritage Manor on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, a few days after celebrating her 90th birthday with her family.
She was born Oct. 12, 1927, in Akron, to Leon and Mary (Kodish) Rales.
After meeting the love of her life, Eli Berk, they enjoyed 55 years of marriage.
Active in many local charities and important causes throughout her life, Shirley was known as the “Sunday School Kindergarten Teacher” at the former Temple Emanuel. She earned a teaching certificate from Akron University and retired from Mahoning County Social Services.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eli Berk; and is survived by her son, Dr. H. Ronald (Dr. Nancy) Berk of Pittsburgh; daughter Marcia Shall of Norfolk, Va.; four grandchildren, Adam (Kamilla) Shall, Lindsey Shall, Daniel Berk and Hunter Berk; and one great-grandchild, Leon Shall.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., with calling hours one half hour prior, today, Oct. 27, in the Itts Memorial Chapel at the Anshe Emeth Cemetery on Granada Avenue.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Heritage Manor for their exceptional care.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Temple El Emeth or Heritage Manor in Youngstown.
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  • Created by: J. Rupert
  • Added: 26 Oct 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 184663781
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Shirley Rales Berk (12 Oct 1927–25 Oct 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184663781, citing Anshe Emeth Cemetery, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by J. Rupert (contributor 48523021) .