Bertram S. Kamlet
November 12, 1930 ‒ June 15, 2006
MANSFIELD: Bertram S. Kamlet, of Sherbrook Road, died Thursday, June 15, 2006 in Triumph Hospital of Mansfield following a year-long illness.
Bert was born in Brooklyn, New York to Maurice I. and Lillyan Lasner Kamlet, attended Admiral Farragut Academy in St. Petersburg, Florida, was graduated from Milford Preparatory School in Connecticut, and received his BA from the University of Georgia in 1947. He has been a resident of the Mansfield area since 1962.
Bert proudly served four years in the U. S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict, and was stationed in Iceland.
Prior to moving to Mansfield, he was the manufacturer of Lee Beach Wear, Inc. in New York City.
Bert was a commercial real estate developer and was associated with his father-in-law Saul Doppelt. Together they owned the former Johnny Appleseed Shopping Center. He also owned and was president of the Barrington One Building. He was president of Kamko Properties, Inc., and at one time owned Golden Russell Ladies Apparel.
He was a member of Emanuel Jacob Congregation, The Mansfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Mansfield, and was a supporter of the Downtown Growth Association. He was a former member of Westbrook Country Club and The 51 Club.
Bert loved to read, travel, play golf and enjoyed just about any type of sporting event. More than anything, he loved spending time with his family.
A loving husband and father, he is survived by his wife Suzanne Doppelt Kamlet whom he married December 29, 1962; two sons and daughters-in-law Bradford and Helen Kamlet of Columbus and Adam and Lissa Lowe Kamlet of Cleveland; a daughter and son-in-law Kimberly and Matthew Kaplan of Summit, New Jersey; seven grandchildren Nicholas, Olivia and George Kamlet, Samuel, Seth and Lillyan Kaplan, and Charlie Bertram Kamlet.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Frederick J. Kamlet.
The funeral service will be held Monday, June 19, 2006, at 11 am in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home. Rabbi Michael Oppenheimer will officiate. Private burial will follow in Mansfield Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association (please denote funds be directed to research and early detection) through Snyder Funeral Home, P. O. Box 3085, Mansfield, Ohio 44904.
Online condolences to the family may be made by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com