Marian M. Berkett, age 104, died at her New Orleans residence on Monday, June 4, 2017. Wife of the late Dr. George David Bercovitz Berkett, who died in 2002. She is the beloved aunt of Bobette Cohn Sears of Bronxville, New York; Margaret Mayer of Magnolia, Massachusetts and Dennis Mayer of Anacortes, Washington.
Mrs. Berkett did her under graduate and graduate work at LSU, and graduated first in her class at Tulane University Law School in 1937. She practiced law at Deutsch, Kerrigan and Stiles for 72 years.
A memorial service will be held from the Temple Sinai, 6227 St. Charles Avenue on Friday, June 9, 2017 at 11:00 AM with Rabbi Matthew Reimer officiating. A reception will follow in the Goldring Pavilion. Burial was private. Kindly omit flowers. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Southern Poverty Law Center of New Orleans, 1055 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130. Condolences may be expressed online at www.tharpsontheimerfh.com. THARP-SONTHEIMER-THARP of Metairie is in charge of arrangements.
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