Adele Ziegelmeier, age 87, of Patterson, NY, and Jupiter, FL, died Thursday, February 4, 2016, at her home in Jupiter, FL with her family by her side.
Adele was born on May 5, 1928, in Port Chester, NY to William and Loretta (Lyons) Berbusse. She graduated from Mt. St. Vincent School and attended Franklin Art School.
On June 14, 1949, she married Robert A. Ziegelmeier at St. Paul’s Church. Robert predeceased her on July 2, 2002. Adele enjoyed needle point work, she volunteered at Greenwich Hospital. Her family was the most important thing to her; it was the foundation to her life.
Adele is survived by her three children; Regina (Dr. Gary) Norum of Parkersburg, WV, Richard (Julie) Ziegelmeier of Patterson, NY, Robert (Barbara) Ziegelmeier of Somers, NY, her 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her daughter Rhonda Brooks on October 8, 2014 and her three siblings.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, February 20, 2016, at 10 am at St. Joseph’s Church, Somers, NY. Interment of ashes followed at Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, NY. Friends called at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY www.beecherfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Adele’s memory to Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam County, 540 White Plains Rd., Tarrytown, NY 10591.