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Ilamae E. (Berger) Brior

January 19, 1929 ~ May 23, 2019 (age 90)


Ilamae E. Brior, 90, of Rock Glen, passed away Thursday afternoon at the residence of her daughter in Zion Grove.

Born in Fern Glen, January 19, 1929, she was the daughter of the late William and Edna (Kamerzel) Berger and spent all of her life in Fern Glen and Rock Glen.

Ilamae had worked as a Machine Operator in several local garment factories; as a waitress for Top of the 80's, Red Fox Inn, and Brior's Bar and Restaurant; and as an associate for Diamond World, Hazleton. She was active in local and district PTA, Little League baseball, and girl's softball. She was also a member of the Crazy 8 Card Club and Sheppton Senior Citizens.

She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by her husband H. Donald "Red" Brior, who passed away in 2008; a son Donald "Butch" Brior, 2005; a grandson David Dalesandro; and sisters Dolly Shafer, Jane Knorr, and Joyce Bell.

Surviving are a daughter Donna Mae Dalesandro, Zion Grove; a son William "Bill" Brior and his wife Kathy, Sugarloaf; a daughter-in-law JoAnne Brior, Florida; two sisters Betty Reitmeyer, and Jean Klesh, both of Nuremberg; seven grandchildren, Lisa Dalesandro, Colleeen Acri and her husband Joseph, Melissa Dalesandro and her partner Bill Judge, Tiffany Whitenight, Dustin Dalesandro and his partner Kim, Lindsay Christensen and her husband Matthew, and Samantha Brior; ten great-granchildren, London, Grayson, Jackson, Cassie, Alexis, Ryan, Blake, Luke, Carter and Tyson; and many nieces and nephews.

Her funeral will be held privately Wednesday from Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (West), 1265 Rock Glen Road, Rock Glen. Burial will follow in Nuremberg Cemetery. Relatives and Friends are invited to a visitation at the funeral home Tuesday evening 6-8 pm.

Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at www.harmanfuneral.com

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Public Viewing
May 28, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (West)
1265 Rock Glen Road
Rock Glen, PA 18246

Private Services

Harman Funeral Home
1265 Rock Glen Road
Rock Glen, Pennsylvania 18246

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