Anna Josephine  Louise Berner


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Andover - Anna Josephine Louise (Tryder) Berner - 87, of Andover, passed away surrounded by her family at her home on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. She was the beloved wife of the late Norman E. Berner.
Born in Chelsea, Mass. on June 3, 1931, she was the daughter of the late William M. B. Tryder, Sr. and Annie (Flavin) Tryder. Anna was a graduate of Chelsea High School. She has been a resident of Andover for the past 52 years. She was a homemaker, was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother and was affectionately called Nana by many.
Anna made everyone feel special and always had a smile. She loved being surrounded by extended family and enjoyed attending her grandchildren's sports games. Anna loved spending summers at Keoka Beach for 53 years with her siblings and families.
Family members include her loving sons, Norman E. Berner, Jr., Stephen X. Berner and his wife Maria and her daughter, Lisa Layman and her husband Rob, all of Andover; loving sister of Robert C. Tryder of Reading, the late Dorothy, William, John, Mildred, James, Evelyn and Irene; five loving grandchildren, Matthew (19), Abigail (17), Andrew (16) and Patrick Layman (14) and Jacqueline Berner (13); many loving nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations may be made in her memory to the charity of one's choice.
Her funeral was held from the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading on Wednesday, May 15 at 8:30 a.m, followed by a 10 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Augustine's Church, 43 Essex Street, Andover. Calling hours was held on Tuesday, May 14 from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Woodend Cemetery in Reading.
Published on May 16, 2019
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