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Honoring the memory of Sandy Berger

Champagne and balloons created a joyful atmosphere as a memorial bench was dedicated on Saturday, Sept. 16, to Millerton native son Sandy Berger, who died in 2015. At the ceremony were his widow, Susan Berger, at right in photo, and their daughter, Debbie (Berger) Fox beside her, and several of Berger’s grandchildren. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

MILLERTON — The dedication of a bench in memory of Millerton native Sandy Berger on Saturday, Sept. 16, turned into a reunion of family members and old childhood friends who still live in the area. 

Berger was born in Millerton in 1945, the son of Al and Rose Berger, who were the owners for many years of what was referred to in those days as a haberdashery, in the building that is now home to Oblong Books and Music on Main Street. 

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