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Henry Berlin
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
  • MUSC Hollings Oncology
    18 Bee Street
    Charleston, SC 29425
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
  • Brith Sholom Beth Israel Synagogue
    182 Rutledge Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29403

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“It is with such a profound sense of loss that we honor the passing of Henry Berlin. Mr. Berlin has been a part of the fabric of my family since I...Read More »
1 of 26 | Posted by: Debra & Fudgy Brabham - SC

“To The Berlin Family, I wish to express my condolences on the passing of Mr Berlin. I worked at Berlins in 1989-90, and fondly remember Henry for his...Read More »
2 of 26 | Posted by: Jerry Smith - Birmingham, AL

“My condolences to the Berlin Family!Henry was "ONE OF A KIND"I worked together with he and the Business for 15 years.Henry loved to pick on me which...Read More »
3 of 26 | Posted by: jane redden - charleston, SC

“In was such and honor to work at Berlin's Clothing Store with Henry and Alwyn back in the late 1960's and early 1970's. I can still see Henry...Read More »
4 of 26 | Posted by: Drew Herring - Charleston, SC

“Hard to write this message, I will miss him as I know you will/are too. HE was a friend the first moment we met in 1972, We recalled the many fun...Read More »
5 of 26 | Posted by: LEO EVERITT - Charleston, SC

“Dear Berlin Family,I am so very sorry to hear of Mr. Berlin's passing. What a funny man he was!I always enjoyed seeing him in Zinn's --- My heart...Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: Renee Zinn Gordon - Jax, FL

“My condolences to the entire family, this type of loss is never easy. Henry was certainly a legend of his time who will be sorely missed ! He gave...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Stan Weintraub - Charleston, SC

“Steve and family,I am sorry for the loss of your father. He was a fine man who touched many people in his lifetime. I am happy he was able to see the...Read More »
8 of 26 | Posted by: Riddell Perry - Mount Pleasant, SC

“...AND THANK YOU SO MUCH! Each time I visited or called Henry he would say that to me. You see, that was what I told each customer @ the end of a...Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: Frank Knox - Mooresville, NC

“Steve and Ellen,Like so many others I will miss your father. There are many things that I remember about him; however, two stick out in my mind more...Read More »
10 of 26 | Posted by: John M. Rivers, Jr. - Charleston, SC

“My sincere sympathies. Mordenai Hirsch ”
11 of 26 | Posted by: Donzella Hendrix - Charleston, SC

“I was blessed to have known Henry..... one of the most memorably kind, friendly, witty and thoughtful people I have encountered in my life. ”
12 of 26 | Posted by: Bernard (Bernie) Groseclose - NC

“Dear Mrs. Berlin, Elaine, Ellen, Steve & family: Debbie & I were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Mr. Henry. Our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
13 of 26 | Posted by: Robert Maguire - Charleston, SC

“Henry....teacher, mentor, master salesman. Will treasure the years working with him. Charleston's loss! Love to all the family, Ted ”
14 of 26 | Posted by: Ted Cleary - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Steve and family. Our family are sad to hear of the passing of your dad, Mr. Berlin. May The Lord bless you, and keep you; The Lord make His face...Read More »
15 of 26 | Posted by: Patrick & Angelia Luke, Sr. - SC

“With heartfelt sympathy!The girls and I,will never,ever forget you,you were more than an employer! You treated us like family,and we will forever be...Read More »
16 of 26 | Posted by: Barbara T. Haynes - Charleston, SC

“I was saddened to hear about Henry Berlin's passing. ...what a life.....what a legacy. ...My Bob learned so much from working at Berlin's and had so...Read More »
17 of 26 | Posted by: Clelia Reardon - Charleston, SC

“Steve - So sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Lynn & I send our deepest condolences. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
18 of 26 | Posted by: Maurice Warshaw - WA - Friend

“Steve and family, please accept my deepest condolences for your loss. As a young men's clothing retailer in South Carolina, I had the pleasure of...Read More »
19 of 26 | Posted by: Perry Grice - Marion, SC

“I am So sorry, for you and your Family..Henry has been one of my favorite people . As we served on several board of Directors together.Also Henry...Read More »
20 of 26 | Posted by: Cloice Janson - MtPleasant, SC

“To the entire Berlin family Henry will be missed by all of Charleston included myself.His whit and full of life personality will indure his love of...Read More »
21 of 26 | Posted by: Julian Wayne Morris - SC - Friend

“Praying that God will comfort your heart through this time of sadness.Knowing Henry was a true delight !With deepest sympathy,Johnny and Kathy Myatt ”
22 of 26 | Posted by: John Myatt - Charleston, SC

“My deepest and sincere sympathy for Terry and family on the passing of Henry. I got to know him through MRA, and just adored his sense of humor and...Read More »
23 of 26 | Posted by: Felicia Penn - Hyannis, MA

“One of Charleston's finest (and funniest) sons. I had the pleasure of representing BERLIN'S for many years. Henry was always a challenge and a...Read More »
24 of 26 | Posted by: Jack Kennedy - Charleston, SC

“So sorry for your loss. He had such a full wonderful life and I know it is such a sad time for you and yours. I am thinking of you. Sending love and...Read More »
25 of 26 | Posted by: Cathy Kleiman - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Mr. Berlin will be deeply missed. He touched more lives than anyone would know. As a young boy growing I, I had the honor of having my first "real"...Read More »
26 of 26 | Posted by: Keith L. Riddle - Towson, MD

Henry Berlin, 93, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Terry Brown Berlin entered into eternal rest Wednesday, January 10, 2018. His graveside service will be held Thursday, January 11, 2018 in Brith Sholom Beth Israel Cemetery (Maryville), Sycamore Avenue at 3:00 p.m. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Henry was born August 19, 1924 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late Sam Berlin and Bertie Livingstain Berlin. He was a United States Navy Veteran, serving during WWII. Henry was the president of Berlin Brothers and ran Berlins Clothing for over 70 years. He was a member of Brith Sholom Beth Israel Synagogue. He was instrumental in the revitalization of King Street, working tirelessly for his beloved city of Charleston. Henry was a founder of the Coastal Carolina Fair, and he served on many boards, including: American Red Cross, American Cancer Society, Hollings Cancer Center, Exchange Club, a proud member of The Hibernian Society, and Spoleto Founding Committee.

Henry was known for his quick wit, winning smile and generous spirit. He will be missed by his family and many friends across the nation.

In addition to his wife, Terry of Charleston, he is survived by his son, Steven Brown Berlin (Carolyn) of Mount Pleasant, SC; two daughters: Elaine Berlin and Ellen Berlin (Fred Fox), both of Charleston, SC; and two grandsons: Benjamin and Jacob Berlin. He was preceded in death by his son, Brian David Berlin.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the caring staff of The National HealthCare Center.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to MUSC Hollings Oncology, 18 Bee Street, Charleston, SC 29425 or Brith Sholom Beth Israel Synagogue, 182 Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, SC 29403.