On Saturday, Nov. 23, Bessie Parelman Berger of Rockville. Beloved wife of the late Samuel Morris Berger to whom she was happily married for more than 61 years; devoted mother of Francine (Gerald) Schall and Sharon (Mark) Wolfson; loving grandmother of Teddy Schall (Rebecca Shapiro), Jackie (Todd) Wallenstein, Rebecca Schall (Marc Levin), and Steven (Melissa) Wolfson; proud great-grandmother of Samantha and Eve Wallenstein and Brooke Wolfson; and adored Auntie Patsy to four generations of nieces and nephews. She was a loyal employee of the U.S. Agency for International Development for more than three decades. Funeral services were held on Nov. 25 at Congregation Har Tzeon-Agudath Achim in Silver Spring. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington, the Har Tzeon-Agudath Achim Early Childhood Center or a charity of your choice.