Aline Berl

Aline Meyer Berl passed away peacefully at her home in San Francisco, surrounded by her children: Douglas, Cathryn and Susan on February 6, 2013.
Aline was a third-generation San Franciscan. She attended Alamo, Katherine Delmar Burke School and Flintridge Academy.
She worked as an assistant personnel manager at Ransohoffs Department Store.
During WWII, she enlisted in the Navy in 1943 and was honorably discharged in 1946. She served in Glenview, Illinois, Indiana and Barbers Point, Oahu, Hawaii.
She married the love of her life, Warren Berl, in 1948. Her love, support and encouragement were the strength behind such an accomplished man.
Aline's volunteer accomplishments spanned over 35 years at CPMC. Her peers stated, "It is a great honor to work with you." Her friends said, "She was a devoted friend to many." Aline's love and dedication to family, friends and volunteerism was an inspiration to all who came in contact with her.
She will be remembered for her quick wit and kind heart. She will be missed by all whose lives she touched.
Her family would like to give special thanks for the care and devotion shown by Dr. James Davis, Francine, Virginia and Delsa her wonderful caregivers, Hospice by the Bay, Philippe and the staff at 1070.
Aline is survived by her devoted children: Douglas and Jane Berl, Cathy and Peter Deutsch and Susan Berl; her adoring grandchildren: Elizabeth, Michael, Natalie (Brian), Marion, Aleen, Jason, Shelby and Haley.
There will be no public service, however donations in her memory may be made to the National MS Society, Northern California Chapter, 1700 Owens Street, Suite 190, San Francisco, CA 94158 or Institute on Aging (IOA) 3330 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA 94118.
Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Feb. 13 to Feb. 17, 2013