For a year, Michelle Pepe awoke every day, recited the Kaddish, the mourner’s prayer, and kissed a photo of her father. And coped with her guilt.
Bernie Rubin, who founded the Bernie & Phyl’s furniture chain with his wife, has died from coronavirus, his family announced Monday. Rubin, 82, died in Florida from COVID-19, according to a family statement. “Bernie was one in a million,” the statement read. “He was kind, hard-working, fair and, above all, loved by his family — which included his entire extended…