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Pearl Anita (Berkowitz) Epstein

August 3, 1932 ~ December 9, 2020 (age 88)


Pearl Anita Epstein “Hannah Perl” passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at Harrington Court in Colchester. Born August 3, 1932 in Hartford; she was a daughter of the late Jacob and Lilyan (Friedman) Berkowitz. In 1950 Pearl graduated from Bacon Academy as the Valedictorian of her class. After her graduation Pearl proudly followed her father into the real estate business. She was a licensed Real Estate Broker for over 50 years and co-founded the Epstein Agency, a residential/commercial real estate company that was headquartered in Colchester, with her husband Morris. Pearl was a loving wife and mother who was known for her cooking and baking skills. Above all else she always put her family first and treated strangers with kindness. Pearl will be forever loved and remembered by her husband Morris Epstein of Colchester, her son Jeffrey (Marlene) Epstein of Colchester, daughter Lori (Joshua) Plaut of Martha’s Vinyard, MA; sister Sally Zubow of CA; her grandchildren Carrie Epstein of Colchester and Jonas Plaut of MA; and numerous extended family and friends. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her sisters Gertrude Cohen and Joan Paskow. Graveside services will be held on Friday, December 11, 2020 at 11 AM directly at the Jewish Aid cemetery located on Gillettes Lane in Colchester. The Epstein family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to the clinical and administrative staff at Harrington Court for their level of compassion and care that they showed to Pearl during her stay. For online condolences please visit   


Graveside Service
December 11, 2020

11:00 AM
Jewish Aid Cemetery
Gillettes Lane
Colchester, CT 06415

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