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Causes of Death
CAUSES OF DEATH
born April 16, 1853 in Saxen, Germany
died June 14, 1928, in Newark, New Jersey - age 75 years.
Father: Heinrich Bernes
Mother: Caroline Landau
Spouse: Wilhelm Bittlingmeier (1856-1931)
Cause of death: Myocarditis
Myocarditis is an inflammation of the heart muscle (myocardium). It resembles a heart attack but coronary arteries are not blocked. It is most often due to infection by common viruses.
The consequences of myocarditis vary widely. It can cause a mild disease without any symptoms that resolves itself, or it may cause chest pain, heart failure, or sudden death.
Rosalie died in Newark Hospital and was buried at Woodland Cemetery in Newark.