BERKUN: Sumner G. Berkun, M.D., passed away on Saturday December 24, 2011 at Bridgeport Hospital. A retired allergist, Dr. Berkun spent his career caring for patients in Bridgeport, CT. and surrounding areas. A graduate of Central High School, the University of Bridgeport, and the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, School of Medicine, he also trained in Bridgeport, NewYork, and Pittsburgh. A son of the late Isadore and Rose (Krasnow) Berkun, he is survived by his brother Rabbi Alvin Berkun and his wife Flora of Pittsburgh, PA., nephews and nieces, Elizabeth (Dr. Eric) Friedman of Princeton, NJ., Rabbi Jonathan (Rabbi Lauren) Berkun of Aventura, FL., Rebecca (Scott) of Philadelphia, PA., eight great nephews and nieces, an aunt and many cousins. Funeral services will take place on Monday December 26, 2011 at 12:00 noon DIRECTLY at the Farband Cemetery on Reid Street in Fairfield, CT. Shiva will be observed in Bridgeport on Monday, with the remainder of Shiva in Pittsburgh, commencing Tuesday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Yale New Haven Kidney Transplant Center, Office of Development PO Box 1849 New Haven , CT 06508-9979, Congregation Rodeph Sholom, 2385 Park Avenue Bridgeport, CT. 06604 or to Tree of Life / Or L’Simcha Congregation, 5898 Wilkins Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217. The Abraham L. Green and Son Funeral Home is in care of the arrangements.