Rose Navarra Möller, 84, started family business

HUDSON—Rose Navarra Möller, 84, died June 23 at Columbia Memorial Hospital.
She was born January 31, 1926 in Chatham, the daughter of the late Albert and Frances Floreno Navarra.

Mrs. Möller was a graduate of Chatham Central School and Mildred Elley Business School in Albany.
She married Richard Möller in 1945 and they started the family business—The Glass Bar—in Chatham. She later worked for the NYSTRS in Albany, from which she retired.

She enjoyed music and the theatre along with sporting events. She really enjoyed entertaining family and friends as well as splitting her seasons between Chatham and Singer Island, Fl.

Mrs. Möller is survived by her daughter, Carol Bermingham of Hudson and Chatham; son-in-law, John Bermingham of Chatham; grandchildren, John Bermingham, Peter Berminham and his wife Ashley; sisters, Lillian Scofield Pooler and Frances Lacovara; brother-in-law; William Möller; sister-in-law; Marylou Navarra; and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her loving husband, Richard Sr; her son Richard Jr; her sisters, Josephine Walker, Ann Snyder and Laura Peck; and her brother Charles Navarra.

Family will receive friends Sunday, June 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the French, Gifford, Preiter and Blasl Funeral Home, 25 Railroad Avenue, Chatham. A religious service will be celebrated Monday, June 28 at the funeral home. Interment will follow. Call (518) 392-2811 for information.

Donations in her memory may be made to the Community Hospice of Columbia Greene, 47 Liberty Street, Catskill 12414. For directions or to send an online condolence, visit

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