Rose Matychak Lernberg
Jun 19, 1927 - June 6, 2016
Resident of El Cerrito
Rose Matychak Lernberg passed away peacefully after a long illness at Chaparral House in Berkeley. She was preceded in death by her husband Ronald. She is survived by many nieces and nephews.
Rose was born in New York State and was a longtime resident of El Cerrito. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 1943. She had a career first in business management and then as a school librarian. Rose was active and well known in her community and she received many awards from the city of El Cerrito for her efforts. She worked tirelessly for animal rights and was an active participant in the Democratic Party. She loved children, was an outstanding seamstress who knit many beautiful sweaters and will be fondly remembered for her prowess in the kitchen. Many thanks from her family go to Chaparral House for their outstanding medical care and kindness to Rose.
Special mention must be made for the help of her caregivers, Divine Barcinas and Gloria Simbulan. A memorial service is pending. View the online memorial for Rose Matychak Lernberg