Full Name: Bernard Beck
Date of Death: Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Born October 18, 1931. Beloved husband, father, grandfather, died surrounded by
his family on June 8. Born in the Bronx, he grew up in Rutherford, then Ridgefield Park. Bernie graduated
from NYU, and then served in the Army during the Korean war. He resided in Glen Rock for 54 years.
Loving son of the late Goldie and Alex Beck. Survived by brother Marty and sister Cora. Loving husband
of Sandra. Father of Howard and Jodi Cooper (Matthew). Cherished grandfather of Traci and Greg
Bernie loved the outdoors and was a budding naturalist. He loved to explore nature close to home and
around the country. Bernie enjoying volunteering and among his activities in many organizations served
as president of the Men’s Club at the Glen Rock Jewish Center. An avid square dancer, Bernie served as
president of Hi Taws square dance club. Upon retirement, he enjoyed pursuing hobbies and interests
through the Activities Club of Glen Rock.
Before retiring, Bernie owned and managed several businesses, most recently as a real estate broker
Donations to the Michael J. Fox Foundation (Parkinson’s) can be made in Bernie’s memory.