A memorial service will be held on Sunday, October 20, at 1:30 pm at Temple Beth El, 1301 Oxford St. in Berkeley for Sydell Lemerman, who died on August 16, 2013 in Santa Monica.
Sydell was a resident of Berkeley for 52 years. After working for the USDA in San Francisco for over 30 years she retired and worked and volunteered in Berkeley. She worked on Solano at the Gudrun Sjoden store in Berkeley where she loved engaging with the customers and buying and wearing the product. She worked for her dear friend, Elaine Ensler, at Ensler Lighting for many years. She volunteered at Telecare, the Meiklejohn Institue, and literacy for BPL.
Sydell picked up friends where ever she was. If you were one of them please come and remember her life on Sunday, October 20. Donations in her name can be made to Telecare at Alta Bates, Open Hand in San Francisco, or the Jewish Community Center in Berkeley.