LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO
S., 90 of Las Cruces, New Mexico passed away, Friday
November 23, 2018 at Mesilla Valley Hospice in Las Cruces,
NM. Having spent the majority of his life in New York State
(primarily Albany) he moved to Las
Cruces in 2014 to be closer to family. Stan was born
on March 9, 1928 in Southampton, NY and raised in East
Hampton, NY. He graduated from East Hampton High
School in 1946 and was in the first graduating class from
Mohawk Valley Community College
in 1948 (Retail Management) and completed his Bachelor’s
Degree in the 1970s thru the University Without Walls.
A life time scouter; beginning on April 30,
1940 with Troop 27 in East Hampton, NY, Scout Master of
Troop 33 in Albany, NY from 1967 thru the
1980's and continued to mentor Scouts throughout their
advancements and careers. He is a recipient of the Order of the
Arrow; Silver Beaver Award and Wood Badge. In 2001 he was
presented with the George Momberger - Lifetime Scouter
Award. He served on Staff for 7 National
Jamborees and continued volunteering at Camp Rotary
in Poestenkill, NY until 2013. In 1983 at the age of 55 he had his Bar Mitzvah at Temple B'nai Sholom.
Employed with the
State of New York, Department of Taxation and Finance from
1951 - 1988 and post retirement served as Secretary for the
Tax Alumni Club. Worked part time at Montgomery Ward for
21 years as Head
Cashier of the North Dock. After his retirement from
NYS he worked for the BSA Twin Rivers Council in Albany in
Retail Management of their National Scout Shop.
Stan (Anne) was
also an avid volunteer with the City of Albany
participating in First Night, Albany Tulip Festival,
Freihofer's 5k and 10 K runs and with many Parades.
Stan (Anne) were founding members of B'nai Shalom,
and hosted the canteen for their blood drives. Stan received the Whole Blood Donor of the Decade
award from The Red Cross in May 2011. Stan loved learning about the Civil War and he
(Anne) belonged to the Capital District Civil War Round
He was preceded in
death by his beloved wife of 52 years Anne H Bergman
(Heart), parents Ludwig Paul and Tessie Rose Bergman,
daughter Gail S Bergman, sister Johanna B Larson and
brother-in-law Arnold M Heart. He is
survived by his three surviving children Paul Bergman
(Judi); Nancy Bergman-Artman (Greg) and Carol Turner
(Chuck), granddaughters Ashley and Katlin Bergman and
grandsons Greg and Andrew Turner, nieces Karen Shapiro and
Toby Larson and great nephews Brian (Alison)
and Andrew Shapiro.
Services at Congregation B’nai Sholom Reform Congregation 420 Whitehall Road, Albany, NY on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 1pm. Interment will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Colonie.
In lieu of flowers
donations can be made to The Boy Scouts of America or the Capital District
Civil War Round Table.