ALBANY- Elizabeth D. Berlin, "Dolores", 90 , passed away peacefully on November 29, 2019 at home with her family.
She was born on December 8, 1928 daughter of the late Frank and Elizabeth (Fisher) Piela in Albany, NY.
She retired from the NYS Dept. of State in 1990. Dolores was a devoted member of Christ The King Church. Dolores was an avid reader. Her most cherished role was that of a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and she leaves behind many wonderful memories of holidays and times spent with family. She will be dearly missed.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Fred F. Berlin; her daughter, Constance Jean Ellis and sister, Frances Heppelle.
Dolores is survived by her children, Frederick Berlin "Mike" (Barbara), Gail Randio (Frank); grandchildren, Stacey Banner (Jason), Tara Berlin (Aaron), Frank Randio (Fiora), Amy Randio (Bryan); great-grandchildren, Hailey and Gavin Banner, Luke Randio and Ryan Randio and their mother Sara Linton, and Easton Gashlin; son-in-law, Ray Ellis and her 2 nieces, a nephew and other relatives and friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Christ The King Church, 20 Sumter Ave. Albany, NY 12203. Calling hours will be from 4-7 on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, 343 New Karner Rd., Albany, NY 12205. The parish family of Christ The King Church will gather at 4:30pm for a service of prayer and remembrance. All are welcome.
Interment will be at Our Lady of Angels Cemetery.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to Brenda Anselment and the staff at the Community Hospice for their care and compassion.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Hospice Foundation, 310 S. Manning Blvd., Albany, NY 12208 or the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10001.