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Sport Chris Berman 'overwhelmed' by support after wife Kathy's death

16:56  11 may  2017
16:56  11 may  2017 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Kathy Berman was married to Chris for 33 years. "Boomer," the longtime face and voice of ESPN who joined one month after its founding in 1979, turned 62 the day after her death . ESPN president John Skipper on Wednesday issued a statement of his own: "This is a devastating tragedy and difficult to

ESPN legend Chris Berman and his family say they're " overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and sympathy" they've received in the wake of Kathy Berman ' s death . The Berman family has issued a statement remembering Kathy and asking supporters to keep the Bertulis family in their prayers.


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Chris Berman and his family are “ overwhelmed ” by the amount of support they’ve received since the tragic passing of Berman ’ s wife , Katherine , who “ Kathy Berman had a huge heart, and this would have warmed hers beyond belief. It certainly warmed ours. All of us need to keep the family of Edward

Legendary ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman and his children, Meredith and Doug, say they're "overwhelmed" by the outpouring of love and support they've received since the death of Katherine Berman on Tuesday.

Kathy Berman, a 67-year-old teacher, was killed in a car accident in rural Woodbury, Conn. The other driver, 87-year-old Edward Bertulis, also was killed.

MORE: Police description of the wreck

Chris Berman and his children issued a statement Wednesday, via ESPN PR:

"We are overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and sympathy from so many folks we know, and so many others we look forward to knowing. Kathy Berman had a huge heart, and this would have warmed hers beyond belief. It certainly warmed ours. All of us need to keep the family of Edward Bertulis in our thoughts and prayers as well."

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Chris Berman ' overwhelmed ' by support after wife Kathy ' s death . "According to the state police, after the two cars collided on Sherman Hill Road in Woodbury, Bertulis' 2003 Ford Escape struck a utility pole and rolled over onto its roof, police said, and Berman 's car, a 2003 Lexus SC 430, veered

The sports world is rallying around Chris Berman after news broke that his wife died in a car wreck with huge stars sending their condolences and messages of support to the ESPN legend. Russell Wilson -- "Truly sad to hear Mrs. Kathy Berman is no longer with us. Praying for you Chris as I know

Kathy Berman was married to Chris for 33 years. "Boomer," the longtime face and voice of ESPN who joined one month after its founding in 1979, turned 62 the day after her death.

ESPN president John Skipper on Wednesday issued a statement of his own:

"This is a devastating tragedy and difficult to comprehend. Chris is beloved by all his ESPN colleagues and for good reason: he has a huge heart and has given so much to so many over the years," wrote Skipper. "We know how much his family means to him and all we can do at a moment like this is give him the love and support he will surely need at this hour. Our thoughts and prayers are with Chris, Meredith, Doug and the entire family."

Berman's many friends, fans and colleagues in the sports world continued to send condolences and tributes via social media.

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