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Patricia Elaine Berst, age 69, of Distant, died Monday evening, July 15, 2013, at her home following an illness.
Born Dec. 29, 1943, in Brookville, she was a daughter of the late Ross J. and Sara Leora Zimmerman Ferraro.
Pat married Gregory Berst on June 11, 1994. He survives.
She worked for Rola until its closing, then worked in retail for Brodys and Danks.
Pat loved crafts and collected jewelry. She enjoyed working in her flower beds and shopping.
In addition to her husband, Greg, she is survived by a brother, Lanny Ferraro of Brookville.
She was preceded in death by her parents; numerous aunts and uncles; and her father-in-law, Charles Renninger, Sr.
There will be no calling hours.
A graveside memorial service will be held for family and friends at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013, at the Westview Cemetery in Summerville.
Reverend Randy Evans, Reverend Robin Stewart and Reverend John Stewart will officiate over the service.
Online condolences may be sent to Patâ€™s family at www.rupertfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Rupert Funeral Home and Cremation Service of New Bethlehem.