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September 27, 2012

Mildred A. (Arena) Berman

Lawrence — Mildred A. (Arena) Berman, 87, a lifelong Lawrence resident died unexpectedly on Saturday, September 22, at her residence.

She was born in Lawrence, October 1, 1924, daughter of the late Joseph and Santa (Tomaselli) Arena.

She was the wife of the late Alvin M. Berman who died in 2010 and was predeceased by five of her siblings.

Her survivors include a daughter, Sandra D. Dallon and her husband Richard of Haverhill; two sons, Philip J. Berman and his wife Kathleen of Amesbury, Stanleigh M. Berman and his wife Pixie of Lawrence; a brother, Dr. Joseph A. Arena and his wife Charlotte B. of North Hampton, N.H.; six grandchildren, a great-granddaughter, and several nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services were held on Tuesday morning, September 25, at 10:30 in Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggett’s Pond Rd., Andover. Burial was in Temple Emanuel Cemetery, Lawrence. Contributions in her memory may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes, Haverhill & Bradford. To view her complete obituary or to send a condolence to her family please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.