Marie Merico Berke, born 4/6/1916, Died 12/10/2017, 101 years young. Our mother devoted her life to her family, La Familia. Survived by daughter Lillian & Jim of Excelsior, MN. Sons Michael & Debby, Jimmy & Jane, Richard Berke. 7 grandchildren & 3 great-grandchildren. Marie is the oldest sibling of 12. Survived by Larry & Charlie Merico, and Lois Joy of Fairmont, WV. Special thanks to her devoted friends, Kaye Engle & Jim Love who gave her much care and love. Missed by her faithful dog, Ella. Interment at Westminster Gardens in Greensboro, NC.