Denise Marie Berger

February 10, 2014

Denise Marie Berger, 47, of Pottsville, died Monday at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born in Reading, she was a daughter of Mary Ann Grossman Berger, Deer Lake, and the late Richard P. Berger.

Denise is survived by five children, Joseph R. Bickleman, Deer Lake, Timothy E. Hostetter, Deer Lake, Clarissa M. Hostetter, Pottsville, Amber M. Phelps, Florida, and Chelsey M. Hostetter, Deer Lake; nine grandchildren; brother, Jeff P. Berger, husband of Carmela, Stanhope, N.J.; and two sisters, Christine M. Keinard, wife of Duane, Reinholds, and Teresa M. Hiester, wife of James, Schuylkill Haven. She is also survived by her close friend, Bob, and his son, Albert.

A Memorial Mass will be held at noon Saturday at St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, 201 Randel St., Schuylkill Haven. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Leibensperger Funeral Homes Inc., 65 S. Fourth St., Hamburg, PA 19526, to assist the family with funeral expenses. Leibensperger Funeral Homes Inc., Hamburg, is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit

Funeral Home

Leibensperger Funeral Homes Inc
65 S 4Th St Hamburg, PA 19526
(610) 562-7823

Published in Republican & Herald on Feb. 12, 2014