Irene Bergman

Obituary of Irene E. Bergman


Bergman, Irene E.

GREENVILLE – Irene E. Bergman, 79, passed away on Saturday morning,

February 18, 2023 at home with her husband at her side.

          Irene Elizabeth Case was born on February 23, 1943 in Monticello, NY,

daughter of the late Harry and Margaret Linkletter Case. She was raised in

Coxsackie, NY and graduated from Coxsackie-Athens High School. Irene

married William E. Bergman in 1963 and they raised their family in William’s

childhood home in Norton Hill.

          Irene was a humble and kind-hearted woman who was loved by her

family. As a homemaker, Irene enjoyed raising her young children. She loved to

bake, and enjoyed her sweets. Lucky are the neighborhood friends and family

who would find themselves at Irene’s kitchen table for endless cups of coffee,

conversation and laughter.

          Irene became the cherished receptionist for Good Samaritan Lutheran

Health Care Center in Delmar for 22 years, retiring in 2009. Everyone who

entered was greeted by her friendly face and radiant smile. After raising her

children, she and her husband enjoyed traveling to Las Vegas for fun at the slots,

California to visit friends and Puerto Rico to visit her daughter and enjoy the


          Irene is survived by her husband, William E. Bergman. Irene and Bill

would have celebrated their 60th  wedding anniversary on February 23. She is also

survived by her daughters, Ingrid Bergman (Allen Thompson), and Theresa

Brown (Lyle); her sons, William R. Bergman (Antigone McKenna), and Eric

Bergman (Monica); her grandson, Tyler Brown; many nieces and nephews. In

addition to her parents, Irene was predeceased by an infant daughter, Lisa

Radke Bergman; and her brother, John Case.

          Calling hours will be Thursday, February 23 rd from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at

A.J. Cunningham Funeral Home, 4898 State Route 81, Greenville. The funeral

will follow at 1 p.m. in St. Mary’s Church, 80 Mansion Street, Coxsackie. Burial

will be in Greenville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Michael J. Fox Foundation at will be appreciated. Condolence page is available at



Calling Hours

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, February 23, 2023
A. J. Cunningham Funeral Home
4898 State Route 81
Greenville, New York, United States

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Thursday, February 23, 2023
St. Mary's Church
80 Mansion Street
Coxsackie, New York, United States


Greenville Cemetery
State Route 32
Greenville, New York, United States
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