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Bernard (Bernie) Mandell, 93, of Delray Beach, Fla., formerly of Bloomfield and Old Lyme died Jan. 12. He was the husband of Dorothy Berman and the widower of Carole (Cramer) Mandell. Born in Manchester, N.H., he was the son of the late Benjamin and Charlotte (Tacher) Mandell. He served in the U.S. Navy 1946-1948, and was trained as a medic while stationed in Virginia. He was widower of Carole (Cramer). In addition to his wife, he is survived by children, Larry and his girlfriend Angie of Old Lyme, and Jill Brinker and her husband Steven of Newberry, S.C.; his grandchildren, Benjamin Brinker of Loganville, Ga., Noah Brinker of Yucatan Mexico, and Kyle Richards of Stonington; and his great-granddaughter Sophie Richards of Pawcatuck, R.I. He was also predeceased by his two sisters, Sara Chain and Elaine Mintz.


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