John Berberich Sr. (1944 - 2014)

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John Thomas Berberich Sr. John Berberich, 69, passed Wednesday, July 18, 2014 in Topeka, KS. He was born in Jersey City, NJ on July 21, 1944 to Patricia and Alexander Berberich. John spent his early years attending St. Peters Prep and University. He was married on November 12, 1966 to his wife of 49 years, Zona Thompson Berberich, who passed on the same day as John. They had three loving children, Deborah Ann, Stacey Lynn, and John Thomas. They moved to Topeka, KS in 1979. John was a CPA who specialized in non-profit organizations. Through his work, he became an active volunteer for many different non-profit and charity organizations. John was a golf enthusiast and always enjoyed his Saturday morning golf with the guys. He enjoyed watching and coaching his children s sports and was an avid fan of his eight grandchildren s sports and activities. John was a quiet, smart, gentle man with a heart of gold. John is survived by brother Raymond and wife Chris of Manahawkin NJ, his daughter Debbie (Jared Holroyd), Topeka, daughter Stacey (Ben Frisch), Prairie Village, son John (Becky Tebbutt), Topeka, and eight loving grandchildren, Drew Tebbutt-Berberich, Alexandra Frisch, Darby Holroyd, Max Frisch, Jacek Holroyd, Gavin Thomas Berberich, Lilly Frisch, and William Thomas Frisch. John will be dearly missed by his family. The family invites friends to stop by and share stories and memories of John and Zona from 5pm-7pm Wednesday, July 23, at Mt. Hope Chapel, 4700 SW 17th St, Topeka, KS. Memorial contributions are suggested to the , 608 West Douglas, Suite 100, Wichita, KS 67203, or to Midland Hospice Care 200 SW Frazier Circle, Topeka, KS 66606. Dove Cremation & Funeral Service is assisting the family. To leave a message for the family online, please visit

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Published in Topeka Capital-Journal on July 21, 2014
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