|Birth: ||Aug. 16, 1903|
|Death: ||Aug. 11, 1993|
Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA) - Saturday, August 14, 1993
Deceased Name: ROSE BERK ROSE BERK, 89, of Miami Beach, Fla., a retired restaurant and motor lodge owner, died Wednesday in Miami. She was a former Center City resident.
Mrs. Berk began working at age 14 at the Strawbridge & Clothier store in Center City.
In the early 1940s, she opened an Army-Navy store with her late husband, Manny, in Chester. She next owned and operated Berky's Seafood House at Seventh and Penn Streets in Chester.
In the early 1950s she opened the Media Inn Restaurant, at Baltimore Pike and Providence Road in Media. In 1964, she opened the Media Inn Motor Lodge and Restaurant across the street from the restaurant. Her husband died in 1964. Mrs. Berk retired in 1978 and later moved to Miami Beach.
Survivors: her son, Jerry; six grandchildren, and three great- grandchildren.
Services: graveside, 1:30 p.m. tomorrow, Ohev Shalom Cemetery, Brookhaven Road, Brookhaven.
Obituary received from contributor Debbie #46953551
Emanuel Berk (1901 - 1965)*
Herbert Berk (1923 - 1990)*
Ohev Sholom Cemetery
Created by: Carolyn Lobb
Record added: Apr 19, 2010
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