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Obituary Condolences

MaryBeth Bergsten, 59, of Richlands, NC passed away on Monday August 5. She was the daughter of Mario and Elsie Klupik Constantine. She was born in Youngstown, OH on November 15, 1953. Marybeth was a 1972 graduate of Ursuline High School in Youngstown, OH. She married Robert L. Bergsten Jr. May 26, 1978 and relocated to Andover, where she spent most of her life with her family. Two years ago she moved to Richlands, NC to care for her mother-in-law. She graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University with a computer science degree and was employed for many years at Pratt and Whitney/ United Technologies in East Hartford. She leaves behind to cherish her loving memories her husband of 35 years Robert, of Richlands, NC; three children: Andrew Bergsten (fiancé Sarah Cooper) of Glastonbury, Alisa (Will) Pegram of Holly Ridge, NC, Amanda Bergsten of Andover; and two grandchildren: Jonah and Areannah Erazo. She leaves also two brothers: Bruce (Nancy Marzo) Constantine of Lake Milton, OH and Michael (Nancy Kane) Constantine of Ft. Meyers, FL, and three sisters: Elise Antoinette (Barry) Robbins of Bradenton, FL; Paula Kacir of Lowellville, OH and Margaret (David) Bentz of Youngstown, Oh. MaryBeth will also be missed by many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews. The Bergsten family would like to thank the Griffin/Lanier family and Pegram/Whatley family for their love & support during this difficult time.
A private family service will be conducted by Mr. James Warren, on Saturday, August 12, 2013 on Topsail Island, NC. There will be a memorial service held at the first congregational church of Andover, CT at a later date. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in MaryBeth's name to the BACH program in care of Boston Children's Hospital. Arrangements were entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home, Richlands, NC.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Aug. 10, 2013
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