Marian R. Bossman Berg


R. Bossman Berg, 82, of

Jamestown Street, Ran-

dolph, N.Y., passed away

Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at

home with her family by

her side.

She was born Oct. 19,

1930, in Conewango N.Y,.

the daughter of the late

Charles G. and Mary J.

Westphal Bossman.

Marian was a 1949 gra-

duate of Randolph Central

School and was a retired

24-year employee of the

former Quality Markets

(TOPS) in Randolph where

she was the head cashier.

She had previously worked

at Webber Knapp and

Klings in Jamestown and

for the former Gallaghers

Drug Store in Randolph.

Marian was a member of

the Randolph United Pres-

byterian Church, Randolph

Veteran of Foreign Wars

Post 6533 Women’s Auxili-

ary, Randolph American

Legion Unit 181 Women’s

Auxiliary. She also enjoyed

spending time with her

family, baking, gardening,

reading, traveling and

walking with her husband.

She is survived by her

husband of 62 years,

Charles E. Berg, whom she

married Sept. 23, 1950; a

daughter, Marta Johnson

and husband Mike of Ran-

dolph; two grand

daughters: Autumn Hill of

North Carolina and Amber

Riddell and husband John

of Conewango Valley,

N.Y.; a sister, Catherine

Katie Bromley of James-

town; and a brother, Valen-

tine Charles Bossman of


She was preceded in

death by her parents; a

brother, Warren Bossman in

2010; sisters: Dorothy Pau-

ley in 2003 and Myrtle

Cornelius in 2012.

Funeral services will be

held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan.

18, 2013, in the Randolph

United Presbyterian

Church. The Rev. Leslie

Latham will officiate. Buri-

al will be in the Randolph


The family will receive

friends from 4 to 7 p.m. on

Thursday (Jan. 17, 2013) in

the VanRensselaer & Son

Funeral Home, 14 Church

St., Randolph, NY 14772.

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