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Barry Grant Berger


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Barry Grant Berger Obituary
BARRY GRANT BERGER, 64 Barry Grant Berger, 64, passed away, at his home, on Saturday, June 7, 2014. Barry was born on February 3, 1950, in Pottstown, PA. He was predeceased by his mother and father, Grace and Paul Berger, of North Coventry Twp., PA; his wife, Christine Berger, of Pottstown, PA; and his nephew, Nicholas Berger of East Coventry Twp., PA. Barry attended Owen J. Roberts High School. He was on the basketball team and was also a member of the band. From an early age, Barry loved music. He was a self-taught musician and songwriter. Some of the more notable music groups he was in were: Ethics, Cardboard Box, Force, and Rockland Rockers. Barry also served in the U.S. Navy, where he was trained as a medic. He worked in the clinical field during his early years, followed by production work in the computer chip industry. Barry married his wife, Chris, in 1988. Together, they loved and raised a few dogs - taking pride in training their Tibetan Mastiffs in obedience. Surviving Barry are: one daughter, Tammy, wife of Dirk Willumsen; granddaughter, Kirsten Willumsen; grandson, D.J. Willumsen, all of Exeter, PA; one brother, David Berger and his wife Julie Turner of Pottstown, PA, niece Megan Berger of Denver, CO and grandniece, Ella Johnson. Family and friends will be received from 9:30-11 a.m. with funeral services beginning at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 13, 2014 at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte Street, Pottstown, PA. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.houckgofusfuneralhome.com
Published in The Mercury on June 11, 2014
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