Nadine M. Berwager

Nadine Mary Berwager, 78, of Manchester, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster.

Born April 19, 1934, in Bonneauville, Pa., she was daughter of the late Raymond N. Shorb and Ruth Sterner Shorb. She was the wife of Edward Leon Berwager, her husband of 61 years.

She was the manager for the Buddy Dale Hat Store, worked as a newspaper delivery person and as a bus driver for Hereford High School and North Carroll High School. She enjoyed ceramics and craft shows all over Maryland and the surrounding states, as well as flea markets and steams shows. In her spare time, she enjoyed baking, cooking and making fudge.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are children Edward E. Berwager, of Las Vegas, Nev., Bonnie Lee Harpine, of Red Lion, Pa., and Daniel Leon Berwager, of Hampstead; a sister, Betty Berwager, of Hanover, Pa.; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a son, Scott Allen Berwager; a great-grandson, Jacob Daniel; and a brother, Ralph Shorb.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until time of the funeral service, 8 p.m. Wednesday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 3296 Charmil Drive, Manchester.

A private cremation will be held at All Faiths Crematory and Chapel in Manchester.

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Published in Carroll County Times on Jan. 15, 2013