Thomas Jay Berger, 63, of Freeburg, Ill., born Thursday, Aug. 17, 1950, in Belleville, Ill., died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, Ill.
Thomas worked as a chemist for many companies and was an Army veteran.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas John and Ladeen, nee Smith, Berger; and a sister, Joyce Phillips.
Surviving are his sister, Carol Needles of New Athens, Ill.; two nieces, Tammy and Ladeen; and great-niece and great-nephew, W.J. and Samantha.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.kurrusfh.com.
Funeral: Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Freeburg Community Bible Church, 206 Wuest Lane, Freeburg, Ill., with Pastor Dale Weber officiating.
KURRUS FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.
Kurrus Funeral Home
1773 Frank Scott Pkwy W Belleville, IL 62223
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 10, 2014