William C. Berger Sr.

William C. Berger, Sr.

William C. Berger, Sr. age 79 of Wilmington, DE entered heaven's orchestra on March 7, 2014.

Bill graduated Mount Pleasant High School, owned 1st Call Music, President/ member of Musicians Union Local 21 AFM, Navy Veteran- Naval Band aboard The Carrier USS Essex. Bill played with many nationally known big bands and more recently many locally known big bands.

He was predeceased by his Parents, Victor and Virginia; Son, William Jr. Survived by wife, of 57 years Jane; son, Tim (Casey); daughter, Carrie (Gabe); Brothers, Victor (Jane), Forrest (Verna); Sister, Ginny (Cheryl); grandchildren, Lynnea (Brent), Christina, Nathan, Samuel, Alicia (Eric), Sarah, Lauren (John), Rebecca, and Elizabeth and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be celebrated on Friday, March 14th at 11:00 am. at Brandywine Valley Funeral Care, Beeson Chapel, 412 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE, where family and friends may visit from 10 to 11:00am. Burial will be in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Concord Baptist Church Missions, 2510 Marsh Rd., Wilmington, DE 19810 or Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. BOX 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.

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(302) 453-1900

Published in The News Journal on Mar. 12, 2014