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Date published: 7/30/2013

Sylvia B. Morganstern

Sylvia Berlin Morganstern, 87, of Fredericksburg passed away peacefully Sunday, July 28, 2013, at home.

Sylvia was born in Baltimore on July 10, 1926, to Amelia and Solomon Berlin. Sylvia and her beloved husband, Melvin, were married in 1949. They moved from Baltimore to Fredericksburg in 1955. She served as a volunteer at Mary Washington Hospital and was a past president of the Mary Ball Women's Club. Sylvia worked for Stafford County from 1973 to 2001.

Sylvia is survived by her loving husband, Melvin; her children, Richard and his wife, Debra, of Stafford County and Amy Bartscherer and her husband, Michael, of Washington, D.C.; and three grandchildren, Brian and Aaron Morganstern and Katelyn Morrill.

Sylvia was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Betty Rettman of California.

A graveside service was held Monday, July 29, at Beth Tfiloh Cemetery, 5800 Windsor Mill Road, Woodlawn, Md.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the National Breast Cancer Coalition, 1101 17th St. N.W., Suite 1300, Washington, DC 20036.