John Bergeron July 26, 1931 - May 4, 2014 ELKHART - John D. Bergeron, 82, of Elkhart, passed away at 10:40 a.m. Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Elkhart General Hospital. He was born July 26, 1931, in Kenton, Michigan, to John T. & Ellen (Dunham) Bergeron. He married Karen Peffley, who preceded him in death. Surviving are two sons, Bruce A. (Kimberly) Bergeron of South Bend and John D. (Marsha) Bergeron of Simi Valley, CA; eight grandchildren, Sarah, Brian, Shawn, Teresa, Paul, Mark, James and Kevin; and four great-grandchildren, Ashley, Eric, Milo and Paisely. He was preceded in death by a brother, James Bergeron. John retired in 1993 as a carpenter from Miles Labs. He was an active member of the steel workers union, serving various capacities including union president. He enjoyed woodworking. Visitation for family and friends will be from 3-7 p.m. today at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 8, 2014, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
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Published in South Bend Tribune on May 7, 2014
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