Tonawanda News


October 12, 2013

Dorothy J. Berger

NORTH TONAWANDA — Dorothy "Dot" Berger, age 86, of Tonawanda, died Saturday, October 12, 2013, at Northgate Health Care, after a long illness. Born in Beccaria, PA, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Laura (nee Johnston) Powis. A resident of Tonawanda for the past 58 years, Dot was a    member of the First United Methodist Church in North Tonawanda.

She is survived by her husband, Samuel A. Berger; two daughters, Patricia (Jeff) Burdo and Marilyn Lasky; and four grandchildren, Keith (Jennifer) Burdo, Aaron (Amber) Burdo, Joseph (Jody) Lasky and Samuel Lasky. Also surviving are many great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 5-8 PM on Tuesday only at the HAMP FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 37 Adam Street at Seymour, Tonawanda, where funeral services will be held at 8 PM Tuesday. Friends invited. Interment will be cared for privately at Utahville Cemetery in Pennsylvania.

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