Born on March 8, 1931, in El Paso, Texas, Priscilla Viola Berger passed away peacefully on Jan. 23, 2017, in Atascadero, Calif.
Priscilla was a Registered Nurse, a private pilot (former member of the SLOPA and 99s), a master food preserver and an avid quilter/seamstress. She was a wonderful spirit and a joy to be with in this world. We will forever miss and love her.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 39 years, James T. Berger; daughter Robin C. Berger; parents Federico and Petrita Arellano; brothers Fred, George, Edward and Jesus Arellano; and nephew Eugene “A.J.” Arellano.
She is survived by son Bruce J. Berger (Laura); grandson Holden M. Berger; granddaughters Madison L., Delaney S. and Eryn C. Berger; daughter Anita L. Berger; brother Dr. Eugene W. Arellano; sisters Marcella Stilwell and Eleanor Love; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws.
Family and friends are invited to a celebration of life on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 11 a.m. at Chapel of the Roses, located at 3450 El Camino Real, Atascadero, Calif., 93422. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association or to your favorite charity.