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Bertha LaFontana

1914 - 2014 HOUSATONIC Bertha LaFontana, 99, died Sunday Sept. 14, 2014 at home. She was born on Oct. 12, 1914 in Old Forge, Pa. the last of seven children of Martin and Mary Dabrowski Magdalenski. Bertha was educated in local Housatonic schools. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking and spending time with her family. Bertha married Leo J. LaFontana on June 6, 1936 in All Saints Church in Housatonic. Leo J. LaFontana predeceased her on October 9, 2005. Bertha is survived by one son, Michael LaFontana of Montgomery, Vt. one granddaughter, Emery LaFontana of New Orleans, La. and several nieces and nephews among them a special niece Ann Grochmal of Housatonic. In addition to her husband Leo, Bertha was predeceased by a daughter, Mary LaFontana, three brothers, Stanley, William and Bruno Magdelenski and three sisters, Blanche Laska, Stella Pero and Cecilia Pero. In keeping with Bertha's wishes there will be no calling hours and a graveside service will be held on Tuesday Sept. 23, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Bridget's Cemetery in Housatonic with the Reverend William P. Murphy, pastor officiating. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Sept. 19, 2014
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