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Daniel "Danny" Berlinsky
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • Synagogue Emanu-El Kitchen Renovation Fund
    5 Windsor Drive
    Charleston, SC 29407
  • Donate to Alzheimer's Association

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“Dear Norman,Please accept my deepest sympathy on the death of your brother Danny. He was such a great guy. I was honored to have his friendship,...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Joe Riley - Charleston, SC

“I am so very sorry for Mr. Danny's passing. I met Mr. Berlinsky when my therapy dog, a yellow Labrador and I visited with him and Sissy. He was such...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Brenda Hockensmith - Charleston, SC

“Philip sorry for your loss i can only hope to have as many years i would like to thank you for everything you have done for me, helped me with and...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Tim Prince - Summerville, SC

“My condolences to the whole family. In1980, I fought in a toughman contest at County Hall on King Street. Mr. Berlinsky was the ring referee for...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Anthony Januszkiewicz - SC


Daniel "Danny" Berlinsky, of Charleston, South Carolina, widower of Ruth Foster Berlinsky, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. His private graveside service was held on Friday, June 5, 2020 in Emanu-El Cemetery.

Danny was born on April 7, 1927 in Charleston, SC, the son of the late Philip and Bella Berlinsky. He attended Charleston public schools, The Citadel and The College of Charleston. Danny served in the U. S. Navy and was a member of their boxing team. He was one of the owners of Berle Manufacturing Company and once retired, became an entrepreneur. At the age of 65, Danny volunteered to serve in the Israeli Army during Desert Storm. He was an active member of many civic and professional organizations throughout his lifetime and an active member of Synagogue Emanu-El.

Danny is survived by one brother, Norman Berlinsky (Eve); four children: Shelley Spitz (Jack), Joanne Robin (Curtis), Phyllis Norton (David) and Philip Berlinsky (Shannon); eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Ruth and grandson, Brian Norton.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Danny's caregiver, Sandra "Sissy" Bedenbaugh.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Synagogue Emanu-El Kitchen Renovation Fund, 5 Windsor Drive, Charleston, SC 29407 or to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America through their website.