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Columbiana, OH 44408
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George E. Berdine

Obituary Condolences

CUYAHOGA FALLS -- George E. Berdine, 74, died at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013 at Maison Aine Nursing Home in Stow.

Mr. Berdine was born October 17, 1938 in New Freeport, Pa., a son of Hiram and Anna Drummond Berdine.

George was a foreman for Columbiana Pump retiring in 2005. He had also been a sports editor for the Morning Journal and Salem News. He was a member of Boardman Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Betty; his stepfather, Harold Moninger, Sr. of New Freeport, Pa.; a daughter, Linda (Keith) Barkley of Leetonia; and a step-daughter, Donna (Kurt) McBurney of North Lima; three sons, Doug (Chris) Berdine of Columbiana, Richard (Sherri) Berdine of Cuyahoga Falls and Troy (Kim) Berdine of Hanoverton; a step-son; Dale Rosensteel; a sister, Dora Lee (Gary) Huffman of Lima; a half sister, Pam; a brother, Kay Berdine of New Freeport, Pa.; a step-brother, Harold "Smitty" Moninger; a half-brother, Martin Moninger; thirteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Carole Hiscox Berdine, January 11, 1990; a step-son, Scott Rosensteel and a sister, Bobbi Ross.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, June 17, 2013 at the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana with Pastor Dennis Massie officiating. Burial will follow in Columbiana Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Great Lakes Hospice Foundation, 1530 W. Market St., Akron, OH 44313. Sign the guest register and send condolences to the family at

Published in Akron Beacon Journal on June 15, 2013
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