Obituary of Bertha A. Hallenbeck
Bertha A. Hallenbeck (91) of Rensselaerville, NY passed away at the Columbia Memorial Hospital in Hudson, NY on Jan. 15, 2010. She was born in West Hoboken, NJ on Sept. 11, 1918 daughter of the late Jacob & Bertha (Koppel) Danner. At the age of 9 months the family moved back to Switzerland and at the age of 11 her family returned to the USA. At the age of 16 the family moved to Rensselaerville where she met Frank Hallenbeck; they married and raised their family in Rensselaerville. She was a homemaker and loved to grow plants and cherished her time with her children, grandchildren & great grandchildren. She kept herself busy making blankets & hats for premature babies and lap blankets for the mission. She also spent the last year teaching her granddaughters Morgan & Lavern how to crochet. She was a member of the Rensselaerville Vol. Fire Co. Ladies Battalion, the Clark White Unit #589 American Legion Aux., the Episcopal Church Women of Trinity & the Rensselaerville & Berne Sr. Citizens. She was predeceased by her husband Frank and a sister Pauline Kawalski. She is survived by her daughter Jean Barrett (Raymond), her son Frank Hallenbeck (Kathleen), her grandchildren; Raymond Barrett(Terry), Robert Barrett (Barbara), Ronald Barrett (Julie Ann), Cynthia Cordoza (David), Kathleen Hallenbeck, William Hallenbeck ( Jene') & Jennifer Isgy (Kevin); her great grandchildren; Nicholas Cordoza, Robert, Megan, Emily, Riley & Marissa Barrett, Morgan & Lavern Hallenbeck, Eugene Somers & Seth Spaargaren. As to her wishes, all services will be at the convenience of the family. Those who wish may make memorial contributions in her memory to the Rensselaerville Ambulance Squad, PO Box 182, Rensselaerville, NY 12147 or to the Community Hospice of Columbia/ Greene, 47 Liberty St., Catskill, NY 12414. Arrangements by the A.J. Cunningham Funeral Homes, Inc. Light a Candle at ajcunninghamfh.com.
Monday, January 18, 2010
A.J. Cunningham Funeral Homes,Inc.
4898 SR81, PO Box 146
Greenville, New York, United States
Service Time: 01:00 PM