Berra, Daniel J. Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Tuesday, April 3, 2012. Beloved father of Debra (Tony) Vankirk, Mark (Amy), and Joseph (Maria); dear son of the late John J. and Anna E. (nee Pedroli) Berra; brother of the late John Robert Berra and Maryann (Louis) Sternitzky; loving companion of Barbara Gervais; dear uncle of Maria (John) Ducharme; dear nephew, uncle, brother-in-law, cousin, and friend; beloved grandfather to Joseph, William, Samuel, Emilia and Dominic; dear great-uncle to Olivia and Jackson. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to St. Ambrose Church,
or de Greef Hospice House. Dan had a zest for life and a laugh that was infectious. His passions were family, food, music, fishing, hunting, golfing and a good cigar. He was loved and considered a friend by many and that was reflected by his many names: Danny, Yogi, Dancing Bear, Cuz, Pops, PaPa and Unc. He was a member of the St. Louis Bocce Club and the Rollo-Calcaterra American Legion Post 15. Services: Funeral from CALCATERRA FUNERAL HOME, Tuesday April 10, 2012, 9:30 A.M. to St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Wilson and Marconi, for Mass at 10:00 A.M. The interment will follow with full Military Honors in Resurrection Cemetery. Place memories and condolences at www.calcaterrafuneral.com Visitation at Calcaterra Monday 4-9
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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Apr. 8, 2012