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Donald Raymond Berger, Sr., 73, of El Paso passed away peacefully on October 2, 2016. He was born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania on September 25, 1943. Don spent 22 years in the U.S. Army where he completed two tours in Vietnam. He was stationed in Okinawa, Ft. Riley, Kansas, Germany, Fort Bliss, Texas and Cleveland, Ohio. He also worked 20 years for the U.S. Postal Service. He loved Starbucks coffee, golfing, watching football, traveling and spending time with his family. Don is survived by his wife of 53 years, Eleanor; his four children: Donald Berger Jr., wife Nancy; Dennis Berger, wife Miriam; Jenn Lopez, husband Miguel; Jill Rogers, husband Jeremy; Grandchildren: Jaclyn, fiancée Ray Koenig; Brittany Rutelonis, husband Zach; Aaron; Nessly Judice, husband Dustin; Anthony, Taylor, Madison, and Karen; Great-grandchildren: Christian, Chloe, Aidan, Nickolas and Mason; as well as his brother Marlin Jr. Don is preceded in death by his parents, Marlin Sr. and Jennie. Celebration of Life: Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 10:00am to 12:00pm at Mt. Carmel Funeral Home, 1755 N. Zaragoza. Interment with Military Honors to follow at Ft. Bliss National Cemetery at 1 p.m. Attendees are asked to wear green in support of Don being a lifelong Philadelphia Eagles fan. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be donated to Hospice El Paso in Don's name at 1440 Miracle Way, El Paso, TX 79925 or the at 10801 Gateway West #500, El Paso, TX 79935.
Published in El Paso Times from Oct. 4 to Oct. 11, 2016
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