MALTA – Eric Berry, 55, of Malta, formerly of Elburn, passed away at Delnor Hospital on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, following a short illness.|
He was born Oct. 23, 1957, in Geneva, the son of Edward Sr. and Jeanne (Ferris) Berry.
He is survived by his loving "sweets," Karen Bovenizer; his parents, Edward and Jeanne Berry; eight siblings, Ted (Penny) Berry, Chris (Jeanne) Berry, Mark (Kathy) Berry, Valerie Berry, Sally Berry, Jennifer (Carter) Calloway, Margaret (Greg) Edwards and Michelle Berry; 16 nieces and nephews; six great-nieces and nephews; and a community of friends.
He was preceded in death by his nephews, Phillip Berry and Aaron Berry.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m., followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. to celebrate his life on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at Conley Funeral Home, 116 W. Pierce St., Elburn, IL 60119. Private family burial will follow at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Eric's name to benefit his favorite charities,
. Checks may be made to the "Eric Berry Memorial" and mailed in care of P.O. Box 66, Elburn, IL 60119. Tributes may also be forwarded to the same address or on the Web at www.conleycare.com.
Published in Kane County Chronicle on Aug. 23, 2013