Rita M. (Fetterman) Berger Hartsell

Service Scheduled for: Thursday, Apr. 25 11:00 AM
Died: Apr. 20, 2024
Rita M. (Fetterman) Berger Hartsell, 93, of Lower Pottsgrove Twp., Pottstown, PA, widow of Harold R. Berger and Alonzo Hartsell, died Saturday April 20, 2024 at her home with her children by her side.

Born in Aristes, PA, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Minnie (Henrichs) Fetterman. Rita was employed by the former Philco Ford and Commadore Electronics. She was later a waitress and hostess for the former Lakeside Inn, Limerick. She and her late husband Harold were the owners of Mets Cafe Restaurant & Bar in Aristes, PA for 10 years during the 70's and 80's. She was a member of Saint Peters Lutheran Church, Pottstown, and a member of the Eastern Star.

Surviving is one son, Raymond E. Berger and his partner of 35 years Kim Fox, Pottstown; two daughters, Gail A. Schaeffer, Glastonbury, CT; and Denise M. Kulp, Pottstown. Stepdaughter, Sharon wife of John Gruber, Grandchildren, Danielle Kulp, Brian A. Schaeffer and Scott Schaeffer; Step Granddaughter, Kristy wife of Dan Kraus and their sons, Garrett and Evan. Great grandchild Elliot Kulp. She was predeceased by her grandson, Jacob Kulp; step son, Bruce Hartsell; brothers, Clarence "Dyke" Fetterman Jr. and Raymond Sanger.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 am on Thursday, April 25, 2024 at the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home, 359 King St., Pottstown, at 11:00 am. Burial will be in Limerick Garden of Memories, Limerick, PA. There will be a viewing from 10:00 am until 11:00 am on Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Fox Chase Cancer Center, www.foxchase.org/giving

Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA.

The services will start at the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory.