Joseph D. Berger

November 12, 1947 - June 9, 2019
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Joseph D. Berger, 71, of Reading, passed away June 9, 2019 at Penn State-St. Joseph, where he was a patient . He was the husband of the late Betty Jane (Peplau) Berger who passed away December 25, 2017. They celebrated 50 years of marriage prior to her passing. Born in Reading, he was a son of the late Marion & Mabel H. (Yoh) Berger. Joe was a maintenance worker at the former Holy Name High School for over 25 years, retiring in 2009. He was a volunteer firefighter with the Schuylkill Fire Company, Engine 12 for many years. Joe walked everywhere and was a fixture at Holy Name High School. He attended all their sporting events. Joe is survived by his children –  Kimberly A. wife of Ronald L. Vaux, Jr., Exeter Twp., Todd A. husband of Kelly L. Berger, Cumru Twp., his siblings – Betty wife of Todd Brightbill, Sinking Spring, Beulah Screpesi, Kenhorst, Doris Reber, Temple, Gary German, Reading, his granddaughter – Nicole Marie wife of Chris Lovato, Columbia, MO and his great grandchildren – Toby & Chloe McVay. He was predeceased by his siblings – Bobby Berger, Billy Berger, Mary Ann Hartman and Barry Berger. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 5-7 PM at the Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., One East Lancaster Ave., Shillington. Please remember Joe by making contributions to the Reading Area Firefighters Museum, 501 S. 5th Street, Reading, PA 19602. www.kleefuneralhome.com

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Date: Thursday, June 13, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

Address:

One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

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Service Information

Date: Thursday, June 13, 2019

Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

Address:

One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

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Donation Information

Reading Area Firefighters Museum

501 S. 5th Street
Reading, PA 19602

 

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Born: November 12, 1947
Died: June 9, 2019

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