Alberta M. Brumberg (1924 - 2017)

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Alberta M. Brumberg, age 92, of Broad Street Ext., Brockway, Pa., died on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at her residence.
Born on Dec. 1, 1924, in Brockway, Pa., Alberta was the daughter of the late John and Anna Truesdale Gankosky. She was a 1942 graduate of the Brockway High School. Alberta was married to Carl Raymond "Swede" Brumberg and he preceded her in death on April 2, 1994.
Retired, she was the co-owner of Gankosky's Garage in Brockway from 1979 to 1990, as well as a homemaker.
She was a member of the Moorhead United Methodist Church and the Eastern Star.
She enjoyed crocheting and knitting.
Alberta is survived by two daughters, Faith Starr and Tracey Brumberg, both of Brockway; two sons, Peter (Betty) Brumberg of Brockway and John (Deborah) "Swede" Brumberg of Gibsonia, Pa.; one sister, Beverly Gankosky, also of Brockway; grandchildren: John Brumberg, Anna (Ian) Lindemuth, Toby (Brittany) Starr, Peter J. (Katie) Brumberg, Justin (Megan) Brumberg, Sarah (Eric) Wymer, Maggie (Jake) Harriger and Lucas (Brittany) Brumberg. She is also survived by 12 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and her husband she is also preceded in death by a brother, George Gankosky.
There will be no public visitation.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 10:30 a.m. at the Moorhead United Methodist Church in Brockway with Pastor Bob Trask and Rev. Terry Felt co-officiating. Burial will follow in Morningside Cemetery in DuBois.
Although flowers are apprectiated at the funeral service, memorial donations may be made to the Moorhead United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 233, Brockway, PA 15824. Online condolences may be left at
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Published in The Courier Express on Nov. 14, 2017