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“Dear Hal, Teri, Sandy, and Brother Charlie and Frieda and Family ALL, We knew and loved Fred IN first memories of him in his teens ... Through...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Dr. Harris & Fredda Meisel - CA

“Our thoughts and prayers go to you guys. ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Love, Larry, Carol , Jenny, Jeff and Betsy Horowitz

“Dear Teri and family, Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the passing of your father. He was a rare and talented individual and will be...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Louise and Bob O'Dell

“My family sends our sincerest condolences to all of Fred's children, family and friends. ”
4 of 17 | Posted by: James and Debra Carmichael

“I feel like I've known Fred my whole life. He has been my father's best friend for years. My dad misses him greatly, as do we all. My condolences to...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Karen Greene

“Dear Terri, Sandy and Lynn, Jan Jacobson let me know about the passing your father. I now live up in the NC mountains, or I would have been there to...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Margaret Phoenix Agee

“I honor Fred. A righteous man; generous and uncomplaining. He (and his generation)was an example to me. Regret I am in Greensboro and will not be...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Lenny Greene

“Fred Bernstein was my father's best friend and a real rock for him. Our whole family will miss him enormously. ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Tom Greene

“To all the Bernstein family, I am so sorry for the lost of your Dad. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you as you have to grieve for 2...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Marsha Kleinkopf Koczyla

“Sandy and family, I send sincere condolences on the loss of your father. Cherish the memories and the time you had together. I will keep you and your...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Nancy Beam - Charleston, SC

“Teri and Family, Michael and I were very sadened by your loss. He will be remembered forever. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. Micki...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Michael Goldner - Charleston, SC

“Hal, Teri, and Sandy,So sorry to hear of your loss. You were blessed to have your dad for a lot of years. You and your families are in my thoughts...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Teri: Cary and I send our condolences to you and your family on the untimely death of your father. The Charleston Jewish community has lost two...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“I;m sorry to hear about the lost of your father, Hal. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Clinton Shine - Mesa, AZ

“I'm so sorry to hear of your dad's passing, Lynn. If there's anything you need, please let me know. I'll have you in my thoughts and prayers. ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Margaret Baker - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“To my friend Lynn and your family. I am deeply sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Emily Truss - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“I was sadden to read of your loss. I too have loss dear love ones in death. But my true comfort came from above. As 2 Corinthians 1:3 states, ...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: C. Velez - Orangeburg, SC

Entered into eternal rest on the morning of August 14, 2010, Fred L. Bernstein, widower of Anita Kahn Bernstein.  Residence, Charleston, SC.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend his graveside funeral services in Beth Elohim Cemetery, Huguenin Avenue, Monday, August 16, 2010 at ten o'clock.   

Mr. Bernstein was born May 7, 1924 in Charleston, SC, the son of Manning Aaron Bernstein and Mildred Lowinger Bernstein.  He attended Clemson University and had a career in advertising and marketing, where he was manager of several radio and TV stations, then owning his own advertising agency.  Fred was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the 102nd Infantry Division in France and Germany.  He was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart, Bronze Star and received a field commission from Sergeant to 2nd Lieutenant.

Mr. Bernstein was a life member of Mariner Lodge #2, A.F.M., a member of the Scottish Rite Temple, Omar Shrine Temple and the KKBE Temple.  He was past president of the Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club and instrumental in starting this organization.  Fred was also past president of the Seabrook Island Property Owner's Association.  He was on the board of the Lowcountry Food Bank and co-founder and publisher of "The Seabrooker" newspaper.  He was active in the Jr. Chamber of Commerce and the Charleston Chamber of Commerce.  Fred's love for food was shown in his restaurant ventures. . .The Harbour House, Deli Den, Bernstein's Bagel Factory and Deli, as well as his lifelong partnership with his wife and children in catering for the Jewish community.     

He was predeceased by his loving wife of 48 years, Anita Kahn Bernstein and his brother, Maurice H. "Tiny" Bernstein.  He is survived by a son, Hal D. Bernstein (Debby) of Athens, GA; three daughters, Lynn Bernstein, Teri B. Lash (Ira) and Sandy B. DeAntonio (Steve), all of Charleston; a brother, Charles S. Bernstein (Frieda) of Mt. Pleasant; eight grandchildren, Scott Bernstein (Kim), David Bernstein (Trishia), James Bernstein (Liz), Jordon Lash (Haley), Daniel Lash, Matthew DeAntonio, Morgan DeAntonio and Alexa DeAntonio; five great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to KKBE Mildred Bernstein Kitchen Fund, 90 Hasell Street, Charleston, SC  29401.