Carolyn R. Rettberg-Freas, of Coplay, passed away Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 at Lehigh Valley-Muhlenberg Hospice. She was the wife of 34 years, to David C. Burns.
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Born in Philadelphia, September 6th, 1944, to Ernest Jr and Bernice Rettberg. She is survived by her husband, daughters Tracy Freas, Whitehall, Pennsylvania, Wendy Batzman, of Wilson , South Carolina, Son David C. Burns Jr., of Laurens, South Carolina, Granddaughters Samantha, Abigail and Charlotte, Grandson Austin and Great Grandson Nathan, Brother Ernest III, of Atlantic City, Myles Freas, Wilson and many nieces and nephews. She was proceeded in death by her parents and sister Shirley Ann Pizagno.
After the birth of her brother, the family moved to Ventnor, New Jersey. She attended Atlantic City High School, during that time She was Miss Ventnor and did some modeling for Sweet Sixteen Magazine. She later attended Thomas Jefferson School of Nursing and went to work, for 34 years, at Montgomery Hospital, Norristown in which she held different positions in the lab. She loved to travel, from the Jersey Shore to South Carolina to Maine visiting family. She loved going for rides on the back of their motorcycle.
There will be no service, as per her wishes. The family asks if you could make a donation, in her name, of whatever you wish for Breast and/or Lung Cancer Research in your area.
Arrangements by The Decker Funeral Home, 216 York Road, Warminster, Pennsylvania 18974