Bamberger, Hugh Brent

July 04, 2004

On June 20, 2004 HUGH BRENT "PETE" BAMBERGER, age 72, died in Phoenixville, PA. from injuries suffered in an automobile accident. Mr. Bamberger, a native of Baltimore, lived in Phoenixville for 40 years. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Joan Marie "Jonni" Hartman Bamberger; a daughter Megan Bills of Columbus, OH; three sons Brent of Kettering, OH., Greg of Glenville, WV. and Kurt of Wyomissing Hills, PA; eleven grandchildren; a sister Ann Wren Moessbauer and a brother Clinton, both of Baltimore. Mr. Bamberger was a graduate of The Cathedral School, Loyola High School and Loyola College in Baltimore and earned a masters degree at Villanova University. He was a former Schuykill Township Supervisor, president of the Phoenixville Kiwanis Club and member of the capital fund committee of the Colonial Theater in Phoenixville. He helped establish the computer center at the Phoenixville Library. As President of the Historical Society he led a project to preserve on microfiche 120 years of local newspapers. Mr. Bamberger was a former archivist at Malvern Retreat House and managed the capital campaign to build the new St. Basil the Great Roman Catholic church in Kimberton, PA. Memorial donations may be made to the Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area, 204 Church Street, Phoenixville, PA 19460 or to St. Basil the Great Church, Attn: Building Fund, 2300 Kimberton Road, Kimberton, PA 19442

Baltimore Sun Articles
|
|
|
Please note the green-lined linked article text has been applied commercially without any involvement from our newsroom editors, reporters or any other editorial staff.