Howard M. Berman
May 1, 1936 - January 28, 2022

Visitation Information

February 1 2022 - 9:30 am
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, (Shadyside), Pittsburgh 15232

Funeral Information

February 1 2022 - 10:00 am
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, (Shadyside) Pittsburgh, 15232

HOWARD M. BERMAN: Of Rockville, MD, formerly of Pittsburgh, PA, on January 28, 2022. Born on May 1, 1936 in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Jacob and Sara Berman and brother of the late Stanley Berman (Marilyn). He was the beloved husband of the late Zenita Miller Berman, and beloved father of Amy B. Hahn (Mark) and the late Ellen R. Berman. He was the beloved grandfather of Jennifer Hahn (Gavin McNiven), Sylvia Hahn, Luis Hahn (Rachel Aebig Hahn), and Marco Hahn (Bianca Matira) and the beloved uncle of Michael Berman, Perry Berman, Brad Miller and the late Lee Miller. He is also survived by his companion Robin Schwartzman. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, he was a biochemist and worked in the research labs of the Veterans Administration Hospital in Pittsburgh until 1971. He then worked in research grant administration for the Veterans Administration in Washington D.C. and then the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. He loved to travel and visited many interesting and exotic places around the world with his wife Zenita and then with his companion Robin. He was a fan of the Pitt Panthers and Pittsburgh Steelers, Penguins and Pirates. He was a member of Tikvat Israel Synagogue in Rockville, MD. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside, on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 10 AM. Visitation one half hour prior to services (9:30 AM- 10 AM). Interment at Shaare Torah Cemetery, Pittsburgh PA. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ( or to the charity of one’s choice.


Send Condolence

Amy Your father was a wonderful man that I learned a lot from. I always enjoyed talking with him and the guidance he provided. He must have been so proud of your contributions and accomplishments, as am I. Brice Rabin

By Bruce - February 01, 2022