Born in Chelsea in 1934 to Etta and Nathan Freedlander, he attended West Point, and graduated from University of Maine.
He began his career as a mechanical engineer then opened Berland Personnel Agency, Hot Plates Co., & The Clean Machine Car Care Center.
As he never really retired, he began teaching classes at MassBay & Keefe Technical High School, writing the course textbook.
He loved traveling (more than 70 countries visited). He was outgoing, was a joker, and a master storyteller. He will be missed by family and friends.
Beloved husband of Ethel (Pahuskin) Freedlander. Devoted father of Cheryl Holland and her husband Jim of Leicester, MA, Karen Avery and her husband Dan of Framingham, MA, & Neil Freedlander and his wife Suzzete of Framingham, MA. Proud grandfather of Sarah, Jacob and Jesse Holland, Brad and Janine Avery, & Carter and Emma Freedlander. Loving brother of Barbara Bernstein of Durham, NH. Bernie is also survived by many loving nieces & nephews.
Following interment at Sharon Memorial Park, memorial observance will be at the home of Ethel Freedlander until 8:30 pm, and will continue Wednesday & Thursday 1-4 & 6-8:30 p.m., and Friday 1-4 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations, in his memory, may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241.
Obituary and photo courtesy of Stanetsky Memorial Chapels