|Birth: ||Apr. 2, 1909|
|Death: ||Dec. 9, 2002|
TENANTS HARBOR - Reta J. Berte, 93, died Monday, December 9, 2002 at Penobscot Bay Medical Center, Rockport after a brief illness. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, April 2, 1909, she was one of five daughters of William J. and Annie Blundell. Moving to Somerville, Massachusetts at an early age, she was educated in local schools and in 1927 graduated from Somerville High School. In 1933, she married Felomeno Joseph Berte at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Somerville. The couple resided in Somerville until moving here in 1972 following Mr. Berte's retirement.
With her husband, Mrs. Berte volunteered many hours with St. Bernard's Bingo Games.
Pre-deceased by her husband in 1992, and a daughter Catherine A. Banda in 1984, Mrs. Berte is survived by two sons, William Joseph Berte and his wife Laura of Revere, MA, Domenic J. Berte of Somerville; two daughters, Anne H. Berte of Tenants Harbor, Barbara L. Kathrein and her husband Dennis of Fallon, NV; two sisters, Phyllis Chadwick and her husband Alfred of Port Clyde, Jessie Button and her husband Al of Malden, MA; fourteen grandchildren; twenty three great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Interment will follow in South Parish Cemetery, Martinsville, Maine. (Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins on-line)
South Parish Cemetery
Created by: Bev Winship
Record added: Dec 29, 2010
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