HOLLSOPPLE — BERKEBILE– Robert G., 67, Hollsopple, died Feb. 25, 2012, at home. Born Aug. 3, 1944, in Blough, son of the late Harold and Nettie (Housel) Berkebile. Preceded in death by brothers, Kimmel and Melvin. Survived by wife, Joyce M. (Cortese) Berkebile; these children: Tyler D., Hollsopple; Robert G., Westchester, Pa.; and Laura L. Drenner, Johnstown; and grandchildren, Kyle and Dillon Drenner and Alayna and Aleah Berkebile. Brother of Reba Atwell, Brookville, Fla.; Betty Inscho, Bedford; Mervin, Johnstown; Jean Bogia, Perrysville, Md.; Donald, Hollsopple; Ellis, Windber; Gary, Accident Md.; and Dawna Berkebile, Hollsopple. Also survived by special friends, Christopher and Rosie Cortese, and their daughter, Kylie, and an uncle, Julius Cortese. Robert was a loving husband, father and grandfather and enjoyed gardening, raising cattle, hunting and restoring tractors. He was a policeman and detective for the Conemaugh Township Police Department in Somerset County for 13 years and also worked as a electronic technician for MEI and DataLan. Robert was a member of the Benscreek Congregation of Jehovah Witnesses. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 3, at the Benscreek Kingdom Hall, brother John DeSantis officiating. Arrangements in charge of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., “exclusive provider of veterans and family memorial care.” Condolences can be sent to www.hindmanfuneralhomes.com.
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