Stanley A. Berman

Stanley A. Berman of Riverhead died Sept. 17 at Peconic Bay Medical Center. He was 93.

He was born in the Bronx Aug. 17, 1925, to Irving and Harriet Berman. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946. He was a lead mechanic for Eastern Airlines.

Family members said he loved planes, hiking, photography, the beach and travel.

Predeceased by his wife, Elaine, in 2012, he is survived by his children, Susan Loper of Riverhead and Bruce, of Florida; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

The family will be sitting shiva Friday, Sept. 21, and Saturday, Sept. 22, from 1 to 7 p.m. at 1661 Old Country Road, Unit 385, in Riverhead.

Burial will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at Calverton National Cemetery.

Arrangements were in the care of McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead.