Katherine E. Berger
(nee Malik), 68, of Paramus, NJ, formerly of Guttenberg, NJ passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2020.
A graduate of St. John Nepomucene Grade School and Saint Joseph’s High School, West New York, Class of 1970. Katherine enjoyed a childhood and life surrounded by loving parents and 8 brothers and sisters in the town of Guttenberg. Her life was blessed with many loving nieces and nephews who she was always most devoted. Family and friends always came first. Her generosity in all things and expertise in cooking and baking is how she shared her love and how she will be most remembered. She enjoyed trips to Las Vegas, Atlantic City and time at the beach in Wildwood. Throughout her life, Katherine held various employment positions with RDT Brokerage, NYC, as a retired Food Manager with Aramark at the Meadowlands in Secaucus, a toll collector at the George Washington Bridge with the Port Authority of NY&NJ and as a mail carrier for the US Postal Service in Fort Lee.
Dear sister of Michael Malik and wife Dorothy, Alice Astengo and husband Ricardo, James Malik and wife Linda, Laura Cocciadiferro and husband Joseph, Grace Hrbek and husband Christopher. Sister-in- law of Catherine Malik, Susan and Henry Siegrist, Ed and Linda Berger. Also survived by many cherished nieces, nephews and Rocky.
Pre-deceased by her husband Robert A. Berger, beloved parents Elizabeth and former Guttenberg Police Chief Joseph Malik, brothers George and Thomas Malik, sister Rosemary Aparicio, and niece Lindsey Aparicio.
Katherine’s life will be memorialized at a future time and place for family and friends.
Donations in Katherine Berger’s memory can be made to the National Brain Tumor Society, https://braintumor.org
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