Joanne D. (Lukac) Berbaum, age 73, widow of Anthony G. Berbaum, of High St., Pottstown, died Sunday at Life Care Hospital, West Chester.
Born in Pottstown, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Joseph M. and Charlotte M. (Paliescheskey) Lukac.
She was a 1954 graduate of Pottstown High School.
She was a switch board operator for the former Bell Telephone in Pottstown, and the former Firestone Tire & Rubber Co., in Pottstown
She was a member of Holy Trinity R.C. Church, Pottstown.
Joanne enjoyed crocheting and baking.
Surviving is a daughter, Jo Marie, wife of Donald A. Fry III, of North Coventry Twp., and two sons, Anthony M. husband of Gail Berbaum, of Exeter Pa. and Michael J. husband of Jennifer Berbaum, of Lower Pottsgrove Twp. Also surviving is a sister, Marian Reinford, of Pine Forge, and a brother Joseph R. Lukac, of Pottstown. She also has six grandchildren, Megan,Eric,and Aslan Berbaum, Victoria Fry, Christopher and Uther Berbaum.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Trinity R.C. Church, 370 South St., Pottstown, on Friday at 10 AM. Burial will be in Holy Trinity Church Cemetery, Stowe. Friends may call on Thursday evening from 6:30 to 8 PM, at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 711 N. Franklin St. Pottstown, and also on Friday from 9:30 to 10 AM, at the church.