Friday, 28 January 2011 00:00Edith Brier of Providence, RI, former longtime resident of Great Neck, passed away in Boston on Jan. 16, 2011. Born in New York City, Mrs. Brier was the director of the Halston department at Bergdof Goodman on Fifth Avenue for over 30 years. She was the widow of Mac Brier and was a past member of Temple Israel of Great Neck. She is survived by her sons, Robert and Andrew Brier; her grandchildren, Benjamin, Kate and Max Brier; and sisters, Leila Schenck and Mildred Kaliski. Services were held on Jan. 19. Interment was in Beth Moses Cemetery in West Babylon. Arrangements were under the direction of The Brezniak-Rodman Chapel, West Newton, MA.