In Memory – Rose Berler

We are sad to hear of the passing of Living Legend Rose Berler. Rose passed away on May 19, 2021. Her accomplishments as a Living Legend can be read here.

Rose Enevoldsen Berler  (Age 95)  

Published by The Washington Post on May 23, 2021

Died May 19, 2021 after a stroke. Mrs. Berler was an avid gardener, whose yard won numerous neighborhood awards. She was a graduate of Sinai Hospital School of Nursing in Baltimore and was the first woman and nurse to serve as chair of the board of Alexandria Hospital. She was a former president of the Alexandria League of Women Voters, and the first woman appointed to both the Alexandria Housing Authority and Virginia Housing Development Authority. She was born January 7, 1926 in Norfolk, Virginia. Her husband, Seymour Berler, died in 1991. She is survived by children, Anne of Myrtle Beach, SC, Joan of Alexandria, VA, and Daniel of Washington, DC, a sister, Edith Offenhartz of Canton, CT, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services Monday, May 24, 2021 at Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the League of Women Voters.