It is with deep sadness
that we share news of the passing of Kathy Berggren.
Kathy was an involved member at Tikkun v'Or, serving on committees and boards and
contributing to services, discussions, and programs. She was deeply committed
to Jewish education, and a dear friend to many of us.
The thoughts of our community are with her family, especially her husband
Martin, and her children Linus and Annika.
May her memory always be a blessing.
services for Kathy Berggren will be at Congregation Tikkun v'Or (2550 N
Triphammer Rd, at Burdick Hill Rd) on Wednesday, July 30, at 12 p.m. (noon)
Rabbi Brian Walt will be officiating at the ceremony along with Cantor
Abbe Lyons.Burial following the funeral will be at East Lawn Cemetery, 934
Mitchell Street, Ithaca.
From 3-5 p.m. there will be an open gathering at Tikkun v'Or with food and time
for sharing memories of Kathy.
Parking at Tikkun v'Or (2550 N. Triphammer Rd, at
Burdick Hill Road) is limited. We would like to be sure there are enough spaces
for Kathy's family and those needing handicapped parking for the funeral.
If you do park at TVO, please follow the directions
of the parking attendant to park close together.
There is no parking allowed on Burdick Hill Rd or
We will be also be using the Jamex parking lot at
2415 N. Triphammer Road.
Many thanks to Jim and Connie Wells, the owners of
Jamex, for allowing us to use their parking lot for overflow parking. There
will be a shuttle bus to bring people from their cars to Tikkun v'Or.
Please read the following information to help the
process go smoothly.
1. We encourage you to
carpool and share rides.
off passengers at the temple (or go directly to Jamex if driving alone).
to the Jamex building, located south of the Temple, toward the mall, at
2415 N. Triphammer Road. It has a glass greenhouse, on the east side of North
Triphammer. It is just before Craft Rd, if you come from Rte 13.
Park on the south side of the
building. The shuttle for transport to Tikkun v'Or begins at 11:30 a.m.
the service, the shuttle will be available to take some people to the cemetery.
You are also welcome to drive there on your own. The shuttle will bring people
back after the burial and then will continue to run between Jamex and Tikkun
v'Or for the afternoon (until 5:30 p.m.)
appreciate your patience as we accommodate all those who wish to attend Kathy's
funeral and support her family.