Frances Sinker Berger

August 14, 2020


Norfolk—Frances Sinker Berger, 92, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 31, 2020 in a local hospital.
She was a longtime clerk for Newport Pharmacy and later Colley Pharmacy in Ghent for many years. Born in Kenbridge, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Lena Gordon Sinker Weger and Samuel C. Sinker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard Berger.

Mrs. Berger was a graduate of Radford College and was a member of B’nai Israel Congregation and its Sisterhood. She was a life member of the Hadassah and a member of the Beth Sholom Home Auxillary.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Susan B. Weintraub and husband, Byron of Sarasota, Fla.; a son, Nathan Berger of Norfolk; three grandchildren, Benjamin Berger and wife, Christine, Erica Weintraub Kominsky and husband, Ethan, and Aaron Weintraub; and seven great grandchildren.

A graveside funeral service was conducted in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens with Rabbi Sender Haber officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to B’nai Israel Congregation, 420 Spotswood Ave., Norfolk, VA 23517. H. D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Online condolences at

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