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Faye June Bergman

June 29, 1930November 17, 2020

Faye Joseph Bergman, 90, of New Bern passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at the SECU Crystal Coast Hospice House after a long battle with dementia. She was able to live out her life in the comfort of her home until the last week of her life.

Faye was born in New Bern, NC on June 29, 1930, to the late Taft and Nettie Joseph of New Bern. Faye worked in the administrative department of Craven Country School System until her retirement. She was a life-long member of St. Paul Catholic Church, had a strong faith and was very dedicated to the Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph B. Bergman, Sr and her sister, Sylvia Moore.

She is survived by her daughters Carol Bergman and Theresa Mueller, husband, Gerald; son Joseph Bergman, Jr.; grandson Joseph “Ben” Bergman, III; granddaughter Kelly Brinson, husband, Phillip – all of New Bern. She is also survived by her sisters Christine Martin of Texas and Patsy Bayliss, husband, Thomas, of New Bern and brothers Taft Joseph, wife, Peggy, of Kansas and Richard Joseph, wife, Karen, of New Bern.

Faye enjoyed a full life, dedicating herself to her family and their happiness. She had a wonderful sense of humor and every trip and little adventure was always joyful. She will be so dearly missed.

Funeral arrangements are being made by Cotten Funeral Home. A mass will be held at St. Paul Catholic Church on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Paul Catholic Church, New Bern, NC.



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Mike Dunne

November 22, 2020

I met Mrs Bergman once, she was kind and gracious, just like her daughter.

Andy & Lisa Bayliss

November 22, 2020

I am so sorry to see Aunt Faye leave us all. I will always remember spending summers stamping new school books as a kid. Going to see my cousins at Aunt Fate and Uncle Joe’s house on Sundays with my parents. Seems like a lifetime ago. I know without a doubt she is with Uncle Joe again and having a Dr Pepper.

We will continue to pray for everyone and let’s be thankful for the memories they gave us.

Barbara Khoury

November 22, 2020

To the Bergman family,
please accept my sincere condolences. Love and prayers for peace and fond memories.

Judy Holton

November 21, 2020

Faye Bergman! My Best Friend! Joe, Faye, Roy and myself, bonded immediately. Roy and I had just gotten married and moved in the house next to Joe and Faye. Joe & Faye showed up at our front door with a chocolate cake and we talked and became such close friends. When Christmas came, Faye called me and asked if Roy and I would like to join their family and have Christmas Breakfast with them. You have no idea how much that touched our hearts. Joe and Roy had so much in common. Both liked working in the back yard doing "men's things" and Faye and I visited in her kitchen and talked and laughed and we just loved each other so much. Joe and Faye had three grown children. Their son Joey, loved scuba diving and Roy also dived. So every chance they could get, they would go diving. Roy said Joey was the best diving partner he ever had. After living beside Joe and Faye for 13 years, they decided to move. We were devastated. But they also asked us to come with them. There was a lot for sale right beside them. Now, who does that? That also touched our hearts, but we could not move. When their house was complete and they started to move, I cried for two weeks. Faye and myself could not talk to each other and we could not say goodbye. I had lost my best friend in the world. But we did stay close through all of life's ups and downs, we were always there for each other. The distance didn't matter. After Joe's passing, we all had a hard time dealing with his loss. Roy couldn't even go over to their home because Joe wasn't there anymore.
So now we have lost our Dear Faye. Faye missed Joe so much and now they are together again and at Peace.
We will miss you Faye Bergman. I will miss you with all my HEART. I don't know what I am going to do without you. But I will cherish all our memories and I THANK GOD FOR YOU!
Joey, Terri and Carol - God Bless You Always. You have a wonderful a family. We Love You. Roy and Judy

Donna Hyatt

November 21, 2020

Carol and Theresa, I am so sorry for your loss. I hope you can find some comfort in knowing that she is now whole again. Prayers from Texas, to your family.

Mack & Joleene Lupton

November 20, 2020

Ben and family thoughts and prayers during this difficult time 🙏🏻


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