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BERG, Barbara M.
BERG - Barbara M. Of Amherst died Tuesday morning, October 4, 2016, at Beechwood Nursing Home in Getzville. She was 84. Barbara was born on April 22, 1932 in Rochester to Leon H. and Beatrice Israel Metzger. She attended The Harley School in Rochester and the University of Wisconsin, Madison, earning a B.A. in Economics. Barbara worked for the Social Security Administration and the Sweet Home School District. Volunteer work replaced employment and she volunteered for decades at Channel 17 and WNED public radio, Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, Amherst Public Libraries, and the Amherst Senior Center. She is survived by daughter Pam Nemeth and son-in-law Jonathan Nemeth of Lebanon, NJ, daughter Nikki Boehnlein of Williamsville, brothers and sisters-in-law Hugh and Birgit Metzger of South Bend, IN, and Robert and Marcia Metzger of Hilton Head, SC, and grandchildren Jake, Lexi, Zach, Drew, Nate, and Haley. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2016, 1:00 PM, at Temple Beth Zion, 805 Delaware Avenue. Barbara's family encourages donations made to any of the above listed organizations at which she volunteered.