Barbara Esther Berger Belperio passed away peacefully at her home at 71 years young, after being overpowered by a short battle with lung cancer. She was preceded in death by her father, Harry E. Berger, her husband Timothy N. Taeger, her son Mario M. Belperio and her stepson Brett A. Taeger. Barb is survived by her mother Lorraine Berger, her brother Harry “Skip” Berger (nee Jan), her nephews Chris Berger (nee Molly), Sophia; Scott Berger (nee Kristen) Ben, Will and Megan; her step son Eric T. Taeger (Marianna Smith); step son Hugh H. McLauren (nee Janice), granddaughter Holli M. McLauren; daughter-in-law and friend Eiler Merz, best friend, Marilyn Maynard, Peggy Bell, her sweet companion Snoopy, feisty bird Sunshine and many, many more family and friends who loved and supported Barb through her many ventures in life. The beach was Barb’s favorite place and to there she shall return. Celebration of life will be planned. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to one of the following: Hospice of Cincinnati, ARF (Animal Rescue Fund) or to the American Cancer Society.