Donna B. Berman

Donna B Berman


09/22/1947- October 4th, 2021


Donna B Berman of St. Petersburg, Florida, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend to many passed away October 4th, 2021. She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Robert, four devoted children and spouses-Caren D. Dana and her significant other Jim, Mathew I. Berman, David T. Berman and spouse Casey Berman, Robyn Spotts and spouse Christopher; four grandchildren,Carl Berman, Isabella Berman, Sophie Berman, and Rowan Spotts. Brother in law Jeremy and husband William, sister-in- law Elly Shafer and husband David; several nieces and nephews, Mansfield and her husband Rob and two children, Lily and Bennett,  Brother Doug Byrd, wife Sue several nieces ; Stephanie Byrd- Rosado husband Richard and nephew Carter , Andrea Walls and husband CJ, nephews; Andra, partner Samantha Derek Walls, Isaac Walls, and  niece Alyvia Walls.


Donna was born in Brooklyn, N.Y to the late Ruth and Martin Byrd but moved to Saint Petersburg in the early sixties. After a short time in the Washington, DC moved back to Saint Petersburg where she resided since 1978 until her death. Donna was committed to Temple Beth- El, especially the Art Show. She started out modeling for the Monday luncheon and became a volunteer in 1987. She served as a CO-Chair around 2006. She was a selfless individual who later became a Guardian ad Litem who served the needs of children in court


The family wishes to extend eternal gratitude and love to the entire staff at Saint Anthony’s hospital, Northside hospital and Kindred hospital for their devotion, care and unconditional commitment to Donna’s care and comfort. In addition we would like to thank the doctors who always were there in an hour of need.


Funeral Services will be held at 11AM Friday October 8th at David C. Gross Funeral Home, 6366 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, where the family will receive friends from 10am thru service time. Burial will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Park, Largo.


The family suggests memorial donations to Donna’s Foundation,


The care of Donna and her family has been entrusted to David C. Gross Funeral Home in St. Petersburg.