Dorothy K. Berstein, 85


BOYNTON  BEACH, Fla. – Dorothy Berstein, of Boynton Beach, died Sept. 8.  She was the wife of the late Dr. Bernard Berstein.

Born in Boston, a daughter of the late Myer and Fannie (Ostrow) Kaplan, she had lived in Boynton Beach for five years, previously living in Narragansett.

She was a school librarian for more than 20 years. She was a graduate of Pembroke and received her master’s degree from the University of Rhode Island. She was a former member of Temple Emanu-El.

She was the mother of Richard Berstein, Esq., and his wife Meryl of Narragansett, Larry P. Berstein, M.D., and his wife Victoria of Syosset, N.Y., and Jason Berstein, M.D., of Boynton Beach.  The sister of the late Hilda Rakatansky, she was the grandmother of Scott, Julie (Josh), Daniel, Heather, Marissa, Lindsay and Alison, and the great-grandmother of Addison, Etta and Lucy.

Contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.