Herbert Beerman, 89, of Howell died May 25, 2016. Born and raised in Newark, he resided for many years in Livingston and then for a short time in West Caldwell.
Mr. Beerman was an artist and a professor of art at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn for 50 years prior to his retirement in 2010.
He studied at Rutgers University, University of Miami, and Yale University School of Design.
He was a veteran of World War II.
Predeceased by his wife, Barbara, he is survived by his daughter, Rebecca (Bill) Wolff of Howell; two sons, Max (Adele) of Lafayette, Colo., and Noah (Suzanne) of Acton, Mass.; and seven grandchildren.
Services were held May 27 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fund for Pratt-Art at giving.pratt.edu.