BROOKNER: Bernice Z. Brookner, 1931-2017, passed away peacefully at her home with her son Dr. Mendel Brookner by her side. Her husband Morris, who passed away in 2011, was a Navy World War II veteran and past president of the Z & L Lumber Company. Bernice and Morris were married for 61 years. They loved traveling all over the world. Bernice was a member of the Hadassah and Brandeis women's organization. She was a Zionist and has many cousins in Israel. Bernice is survived by three children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Bernice was a loving, kind and generous human being. She will be entombed at the Star of David Cemetery of the Palm Beaches on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at noon. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation.
Friday was a big day and night. I listened. I heard. I watched. I breathed deeply. I prayed. And finally, when I watched Chuck Schumer on Rachel Maddow, I felt the first real hope for right over might; a person in power of reason and substance who we can follow and support.