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Bernard M. Honan
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“I only met him a few times. But I felt like I knew him all my life. He was a humorous and lively man. May you find peace at this time. He lived a...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Barbara Gierloff - Langston, AL

“May you all find peace at this difficult time. He lived a full life. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Jeff Gierloff - Huntsville,, AL


3 of 9 | Posted by: Nancy McCain - Tuscaloosa, AL

“To the Honan Family: My heartfelt sympathies go out to the family and friends during this difficult time. I hope that the promise in 1 Thessalonians...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Wishing Roz and Lydia and the rest of the Honans comfort at this time of loss.Rabbi Dan Alexander ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Dan and Dela Alexander - VA

“Dear Honan Family,I am truly sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort give you peace of mind and heart during this difficult time (Psalm 29:11...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“I had the great pleasure of briefly working with Rabbi Honan. He smiled constantly and was always a pleasure to be with. He kept a great sense of...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Wes Bowman - Huntsville, AL

“May your memories bring solace to your hearts. -Alton & Elizabeth Reich ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Honan Family, So sorry for your loss. I pray that God provides you and your family with the comfort (Isaiah 40:1) and strength needed for the...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: A friend


Bernard was born on December 27, 1927 and passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2018.

Bernard was a resident of Huntsville, Alabama at the time of passing.

He was a graduate of Boys High School, City College of NY, Hebrew Union College where he received his Masters of Hebrew Letters and a Masters of Hebrew Literature, a PhD in Administration and Higher Education from the University of Alabama, and Doctor of Divinity from the Hebrew Union College in recognition of his first 25 years of service as a Rabbi of his 67 year career.

He was a Captain in the US Air Force and was a Mason.

The funeral service will be at Temple B'nai Sholom on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 1 p.m., with Rabbi Steven L. Jacobs and Cantor Jessica Roskin officiating. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Temple B'nai Sholom, Bloom Hillel Student Center at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, or Russel Hill Cancer Foundation.

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