BERENATO, GRETCHEN, - 72, of Pleasantville, died suddenly at home on April 12th. Born in Raleigh, NC but raised in Camden, NJ, Gretchen remained a Southern girl throughout her life. She was predeceased by her parents, Thomas & Mozelle Hooks, siblings Patricia & Wilmer, great-grandson Shane Ryan, & best friend Sandra Thies. Gretchen leaves behind her children, Bill (Linda) Neely, Kelly/Missy (Frank) Catrambone, Frank (Irene) Monturano, Jamie Potter (Tim) & John (Julie) Berenato Jr. Gretchen also leaves behind the true joy & loves of her life, her 15 grandkids, Will, Christopher, Katie, Hallie & James; Christina (Brett), Carly, Cameron & Anthony; Mia, Francesca & Nicolette; Ashly (Dennis), Georgie & Cody & 5 great-grandkids who will miss that ever-present batch of Grammy's famous peanut butter cookies when they visited. You can rest now Mom, there's no more painyou finally got your wings. Services will be private. Donations may be made in Gretchen's memory to her favorite charity, The Alzheimer's Assoc. (of South Jersey), 11000 Lincoln Dr. W., Ste O, Marlton, NJ 08053 or at

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