Dean A. Berrier
May 9, 2013
Dean A. Berrier, 95, formerly of Shade Gap, PA, died at 6:15 AM, Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia, PA.
Born April 21, 1918 in Tell Twp., Huntingdon Co., PA, he was a son of the late Edgar & Alda (Colledge) Berrier. He was married to the former Lena M. Cisney on June 23, 1945 at the Nossville United Methodist Church, RD, Blairs Mills, PA. His wife of 67 years survives at their home in Shade Gap.
Also surviving are two sons, Michael D. Berrier and his wife Judy of Shippensburg, PA, Ray A. Berrier and his wife Patricia of Blacklog Valley Road, Orbisonia, PA, five grandchildren, Tammy Carbaugh, Kelby Berrier, Jamie Berrier, Shawn Berrier & Leslie Winnick, eight great grandchildren, five step great grandchildren, one step great great grandaughter and three siblings, Stella Smith of West Chester, PA, LaRue Locke of Mechanicsburg, PA and Glenn Berrier of the Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia, PA. Three brothers, Carl, Donald & Maurice Berrier and three sisters, Helen Kling, Wanda Martin and Lorma Berrier, preceded in death.
Mr. Berrier was a member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church, Shade Gap, PA. He was a charter member of the Shade Gap Lions Club and a life member of the Shade Gap Area Vol. Fire Co. During his life he was a dairy farmer.
Mr. Berrier enjoyed going on bus trips and also going many trips to Florida over the years. He also enjoyed doing volunteer work and helping people wherever needed. His greatest joy was his family, especially his grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, May 13, 2013 at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, Shade Gap, PA (map/directions) with Michael Berrier and Pastor Vicki Jordan officiating. Interment will be made at Salem Cemetery, RD, Blairs Mills, PA. Friends may call at the church 12 noon until the hour of the service on Monday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke's United Methodist Church, c/o Phyllis Headings, P. O. Box 253, Orbisonia, PA 17243.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, PA.
Calling Hours - St. Luke's United Methodist Church, Shade Gap - 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Funeral Service - St. Luke's United Methodist Church - 2:00 p.m.
Interment - Salem Cemetery, Blairs Mills