Ronald Allen Berger(1934 - 2014)

Ronald A. Berger Ronald Allen Berger, 79, of Waynesboro, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Saturday evening, February 1, 2014, at Quincy Village. Born October 23, 1934, in Tomstown, he was the son of the late Clinton Allen "Tab" Berger and Mildred (Mentzer) Berger. Mr. Berger was a graduate of Quincy High School with the Class of 1954. He and his wife of over 58 years, Elizabeth Louise "Betty Lue" Berger, were married on July 16, 1955, in Chambersburg. They moved to their present residence following their marriage. Mr. Berger began his working career by taking his trade at Frick Company, Waynesboro. He later was employed at Westinghouse in Baltimore, Md. Prior to his retirement in July 1991, he was employed at Mack Truck Mfg., Hagerstown, Md. for over 29 years. He was a member of Grace Brethren Church, Waynesboro, where he taught Sunday School for many years and was active with Child Evangelism Fellowship and Bible Release. Mr. Berger enjoyed hunting, mowing grass, fixing things around his home. He and his wife enjoyed trips to the beach and camping at Rhodes Grove, as well as spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was a longtime Baltimore Orioles fan and was a football fan. In his younger years, he had helped with the Waynesboro Little League and with local boy scouts. He is survived by six children, Ronald Eugene Berger and his wife Kathy of Waynesboro, Donald Allen Berger and his wife Marcia of South Mountain, Kirk David Berger and his wife Cathy of Waynesboro, Shawn Lamar Berger and his wife Kathy of South Mountain, Karen Sue McEntire and her husband Mike of Waynesboro, and Brent J. Berger and his companion Michelle Bickford of Waynesboro; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Scott C. Berger who died on August 28, 2005. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, February 6, 2014 in Grace Brethren Church, 250 Philadelphia Avenue, Waynesboro, with the Rev. Larry Webber officiating. Burial will follow in Quincy Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro, and one hour prior to the services, Thursday morning in the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Brethren Church, 250 Philadelphia Avenue, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Online condolences may be expressed at

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50 South Broad Street Waynesboro, PA 17268
(717) 762-2811

Published in Public Opinion on Feb. 3, 2014