ALBANY – Berta Glas Berdar, 96, of Albany, passed away on Friday, December 23, 2022, at Schuyler Ridge Residential Healthcare in Clifton Park. Berta was born in Germany, and emigrated to the United States with her husband in 1952. She was employed for many years by the New York State Education Department, and outside of her work she dedicated herself to raising her family and enjoying gardening.
Berta was predeceased by her husband Vincent A. Berdar, her daughter Suzanne M. Testa, and her sister Honi Glas. She is survived by her son Vincent R. Berdar (Barbara) of Cottonwood, AZ; her son-in-law Alfred Testa of Albany; her grandchildren Al Testa (Meghan) and Andrea Hallock (Peter); her great grandchildren Charlotte and Henry Testa; her sisters Leni Merkl and Anne Marie Preschal of Germany; and by several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, Thursday morning, January 5th, at 8:15 a.m., and from there to All Saints Catholic Church, 16 Homestead St., Albany (behind CVS) at 9:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. Interment will be in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, Colonie. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Dementia Society of America www.DementiaSociety.org/donate . To leave a message of condolence for the family or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.