|Birth: ||Nov. 10, 1939|
|Death: ||Jul. 4, 2009|
New Haven County
Barbara A. (Birmingham) Bergren, formerly of Prospect Heights, Il, beloved mother and grandmother passed away peacefully, Saturday, July 4th at Yale New Haven Hospital, CT.
Barbara inspired all who knew her with her inner strength and determination to live. She will be remembered most for her generosity, her love of cooking and a devotion to her friends, family, and especially her granddaughters.
She was born on November 10, 1939 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of James Birmingham of Cudjoe Key, FL and the late Virginia (Conte) Bachman. She resided in Prospect Hts, IL for most of her life where she worked as a Realtor with Remax Suburban Realty Co.
In addition to her father, she is survived by her children, daughter Joanne Bergren and her husband, Michael Mirsky of Stonington, CT and son Jeffrey Bergren and his wife, Karen, of South Barrington, IL; a sister, Betty Garcia of Cornelius, N.C.; four beloved grandchildren, Stephanie and Amanda Bergren of IL and Anna and Katya Mirsky of Connecticut; and her fiancée, James Martin of Phoenix, AZ.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 7, 2009 from 6-8 pm with a service at 7:00 pm at the Michaels Funeral Home 800 S. Roselle Rd. Schaumburg.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society www.cancer.org or to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Foundation www.leukemia-lymphoma.org.
Created by: Andrew A. Caruso
Record added: Jul 21, 2009
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