Lisa Bergman, 61


NEW LONDON, CONN. – Lisa Randlett Bergman passed away on June 26 at Rhode Island Hospital.

She was born Sept. 4, 1956, in Connecticut and resided in New London at the time of her death. Lisa was an educator trained at the Bank Street School in New York City. She taught in New York Public Schools then at Levey Hebrew Day in Portland, Maine, and The Alperin Schechter Day School in Providence. She was a dancer and choreographer. She directed children's theater and choreographed shows at the Jewish Theater Ensemble in Rhode Island of which she was one of several founders.

Surviving Lisa are her parents, Richard and Adeline Randlett; her husband, Bennett Bergman; daughters Hannah Scharphie and Rachel Nachmani, sons-in-law Matan Scharphie and Eliav Nachmani; grandchildren Joseph Schaphie and Nora Scharphie and three sisters: Karen Randlett, Carla Randlett and Erica Habarta. Lisa brought joy to the world, and she is sorely missed.

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