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Joan Carol Bernstein

Obituary for Joan Carol Bernstein

June 17, 1939 - January 25, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 78


Joan Carol Bernstein, age 78, passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018. She was born in San Antonio to parents Eddie and Nell (Hyman) Greenberg. Joan graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School and attended UT at Austin. She was an active member of Agudas Achim Synagogue where she sang in the choir for over 50 years and served multiple times as Sisterhood President. She was a life member of Hadassah and was an advisor for B'nai Brith Girls in the 70's.

Joan was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who took control of every room she ever entered. She was known as a beacon of her faith who was kind with her words, modest in her actions and generous with her love. Joan was a mentor to many and will be missed by many, many people. She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Stuart; 2 daughters, Lauri Bernstein and Marci Baughn (Robert); son, Steven Bernstein (Paige); grandchildren, Nathaniel Bernstein, Jordan Matz, Caitlin Bernstein, Cassidy Bernstein and Cheyenne Bernstein.

2:30 PM

Rabbi Jeffrey Abraham and Hazzan Jeremy Lipton will be co-officiating. Interment will follow at Agudas Achim Memorial Gardens on Austin Highway.

Nathaniel Bernstein, Marc Freedman, Mark Kanter, Jack Kanter, Nathaniel Richardson, Jr. and Robert Baughn will serve as Pallbearers. Dr. Robert Schnitzler, Dr. Carlos Alvarez-Meraz, Bernard Rabinowitz, Fred Wartell and Marvin Aboloff will serve as Honorary Pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Greenberg Kitchen Fund at Agudas Achim

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  • the Greenberg Kitchen Fund at Agudas Achim

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Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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