Mrs. Sylvia Gita Borstein Berg

Mrs. Sylvia Gita Borstein Berg

February 27, 1915 - August 30, 2021
Naples, Florida

Mrs. Sylvia Gita Borstein Berg

February 27, 1915 - August 30, 2021
Naples, Florida

Obituary

Sylvia Gita Borstein Berg of Naples, Florida died at age 106.5, Monday, August 30, 2021.

Sylvia was born 1915 in Philadelphia, PA, she was the only child born to the late Fanny and Lou Korman.

She dedicated her life to helping others. She worked tirelessly for her family, friends, The Hadassah organization, and other charities until she was 96. Sylvia was a leader, a compassionate friend to every person regardless of their race, religion or age. She loved the arts, literature, truth, animals, humor, dancing, and was a world traveler until the age of 93.

Sylvia had four children: Eddie, Ellen, Andrew and Harriet.

She is survived by her children, Dr. Andrew Borstein, and Harriet (John) Craig.

Sylvia was deeply loved by many and will be missed all who knew her.
She will be buried in Charleston, WV, with a private ceremony to be held at a later date.

Tremendous thanks go out to the Alzheimer’s Network of Naples, FL, for their guidance, support and love they gave to Sylvia and her family. Also thanks goes to, The Naples Senior Center of Naples, to all the wonderful helpers, in home, over the years; the Naples Jewish Congregation of Naples, Florida; B’nai Jacob Synagogue of Charleston, WV, and Rabbi Urecki and to the Hadassah Organization that she worked so hard for and helped so many.

In lieu of flowers a donation to any of these organizations are welcomed.

You may send condolences to the family at: www.barlowbonsall.com.

Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston, WV, has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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3 responses to Mrs. Sylvia Gita Borstein Berg

  1. We are very sorry for your loss. Cloyd and Susan Conner (friends of Gary CHS & WVU, neighbors of Norma Levy, deceased)

  2. Vicky Bowles says:

    My heartfelt condolences to Sylvia’s family. She was a friend of my late mother, Eleanor Bowles, at Aston Gardens in Naples. We used to marvel at Sylvia’s energy and wit, when she was a decade or more older than all those other senior citizens! There was a lovely photo essay of Sylvia dancing on her 104th birthday that appeared in the Naples Daily News. Seeing her obit in the paper today brought a tear to my eyes and a smile to my lips.

  3. Dear Harriet & Family,

    Our thoughts are of you and the remarkable and long and well spent life of your Mother.

    Stay well friends,

    Love Franklin & Kathy Adams

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