Mary S. Berger
Mary S. (Speight) Berger 99, passed away peacefully on Friday September 28, 2018 at home. She was he beloved wife of the late W. Allison Berger. Born in Leeds, England she was the daughter of the late A. Vincent and Sarah (Parker) Speight. She proudly considered herself a "housewife" and relished in the in the role as a wife and mother. She is survived by her son Walter A. Berger Jr. and his wife Mary, grandchildren Paul Berger (Rose), Scott Berger (Sherrie), Christine Flint (Michael), 8 great grandchildren, cousin Evelyn Scales (Donald), and caregivers Steven, Lydia, and Dolores who took such wonderful care of Mary during her final days.
When recently asked by her great grandson Alex, about describing her life in one word, she exclaimed "FANTASTIC".
A Funeral Service will be held on Monday at 10:00am in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. Burial will be held in Highland Memorial Park Cemetery Johnston. Visitation will be held on Monday morning before the service beginning at 9:00am.
In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Rhode Island 2348 Post Rd #114 Warwick, RI 02886
steven - 09/29/2018
im so thankful for taking care of her and knowing such a sweet lady
Marsha Pettis-Rounds and Patricia Allaire-Latraver - 09/29/2018
Please accept our deepest sympathy,Walter .Your Mom lived a beautiful life!
You and Mary Jo attended to her every wish.Your children and great-grand children have your Mom as an example of a life well-lived.
God's blessings to all of you.
Dolores Caimano - 09/30/2018
There are no words to describe how deeply Mary will be missed. She was an amazing woman and I was truly blessed to have been her friend and neighbor for many years. She adored her family and loved sharing stories and photos. In return, Walter, Christine, Paul, Scott and all her grandkids were totally devoted to her. Mary has left them a legacy of love and memories and the gift of an example of a live well lived for them to cherish. To Walter and his wonderful family, my deepest sympathies, prayers, and love. I also include condolences from my sons, Scott and Michael and their families. My grandson, Chandler remembered her as the "nice lady who lived across the fence". Mary has finally gone home to be with "my Al". May they rest in peace.
Dale Berger - 10/01/2018
I will always cherish childhood memories of you and Uncle Al on Harbor Island. You were always kind, gentle, loving and fun. Rest in peace, Aunt RiRi!