|Birth: ||Aug. 5, 1931|
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 21, 2013|
AUBURN — Janet S. Berta, 81, a resident of Auburn, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on January 21, 2013 at the Hospice House in Auburn.
Janet was born in New York City, August 5, 1931, the daughter of the late Otto E. and Matilda (Christman) Stamm.
She married her husband of 58 years, August Berta on November 20, 1954. She kept the "home fires burning" as they worked and raised a family of four on Long Island and in Westchester, New York before moving to Maine in 1981.
She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She shared her wisdom and talents with her family. Janet truly enjoyed her entire life; her childhood in New York, raising her family, 45 consecutive summers at Bog Lake in Northfield, and her 58-year marriage. Janet enjoyed a long career as a well-known, liked, and respected realtor. She had a passion for turning her houses into "homes" and helping others find their "homes". In recent years she most enjoyed gardening and spending time with her husband and family.
She is survived by husband of 58 years, August Berta; her sister Joan Armitage of Toronto, Canada; her four children, Robert Berta of Machias; Joan Casey and husband Larry of Pittsfield; Victoria Ballou and husband Edward of Auburn; and William Berta and wife, Daphne of Auburn. Grandchildren are Erin Casey-Williams and husband Jonas; Ryan Casey; Michael Casey; Alison Berta and Corinne Berta. She will be deeply missed by all.
She is predeceased by her parents and brother-in-law, Hugh Armitage.Sr.
(Obtained from Pinette Lynch Funeral Home)
Created by: Connie Lagasse Russell
Record added: Jan 23, 2013
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