Robert R. Berger

March 28, 1953 - March 17, 2022
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Robert R. Berger, 68, of Reading, passed away March 17, 2022, at 12:18 PM in the Reading Hospital with his family by his side.

Born in Maidencreek Township, he was a son of the late Jacob K. and Esther M. (Yenser) Berger.

He started as a pretzel maker at Bachman Foods for 3 years and then went to work for Conrail as a switch operator for 12 years. He finished his career as a machine operator at Arrow International, Inc., retiring January 2013 after 26 years of service. He loved spending time with his family and attending all his grandchildren and great grandchildren’s events. He coached Little League and loved football, especially Notre Dame. He loved gardening, the Las Vegas Raiders, jazz music, his Pooch, his cake and coffee and his Jeep “Rock Lobster Red.” He enjoyed reading and watching his detective shows. His family was everything to him.

He is survived by his children – Tonya M. Berger, Reading, Bobbi L. Berger, Wyomissing, Christopher K. Berger, Reading, his grandchildren – Kaiana E. Berger, Ian S. Berger, Marquell T. Berger, Kayin D. Berger, Alani M. Berger, LeLa S. Berger, Camille A. Berger, and his great grandchildren – Aubrey L. Gomez-Berger, Ivry R. Perez, Sabestian T. Berger, Maddex L. Perez, and his niece – Bridget Litz. He was predeceased by his sister Paula Rupp.

Viewing from Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., One East Lancaster Ave., Shillington, on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Please remember Robert by making contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Drive, Memphis, TN 38105. www.kleefuneralhome.com

 

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Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

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One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105

 

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Born: March 28, 1953
 
November 6, 2021
Mansfield Football Senior Day
Mansfield Football Senior Day
 
October 2, 2021
Wyomissing Field Hockey Senior Day
Wyomissing Field Hockey Senior Day
Died: March 17, 2022

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connie adamson posted on 3/21/22

Dear,Chris . Tonya.. Bobby Lynn.. And Family ..I'm so very sorry for your Loss..Prayers of Comfort and Healing during this very Difficult Time. With Deepest Sympathy.. Love, Connie and Michael Adamson

 

connie adamson posted on 3/21/22

Dear,Chris . Tonya.. Bobby Lynn.. And Family ..I'm so very sorry for your Loss..Prayers of Comfort and Healing during this very Difficult Time. With Deepest Sympathy.. Love, Connie and Michael Adamson

 

Cynthia Andrews posted on 3/19/22

Tonya and family, My heart and prayers goes out to you all. Robert's energy is all around . He was my very special friend for 35 years. I have all those memories as you do too. Memories keep our loved ones here and alive. I am heartbroken but Robert is at peace and renewed.

 

Heather Doukas posted on 3/19/22

I have such fond memories of your dad. Taking us to the Jazz concerts . Getting his haircut and trying to get the wine stain out of my shirt! He just Oxidized it! Going up the one way street wile waiting for him at 3 rd in Spruce!!! He was a good man! It was a pleasure to be his friend . I know you all will certainly miss him dearly. I am sure he will be watching each and every one of you grow!!!! Especially you Tonya! I will be praying for you all . Love you guys.

 

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