HOLLIDAYSBURG — BERGER – Bernard L. Jr., 51, Hollidaysburg, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, at his residence. Born Jan. 12, 1961, in Johnstown, son of Bernard L. Berger Sr. and Angela (Svidich) Berger-Amps. Survived by wife of 12 years, Cathy Clarke, whom he married in 2000; mother, Angela Berger-Amps, Sidman; daughters, Ashley, and fiance, Brian; and Ariana, both at home; sister, Kimberly Berger, and husband, Randy Johnson, Maryland; and favorite aunt, Agnes Berger, Johnstown. A 1978 graduate of Johnstown High School. He retired as a route driver for various vending companies. Member of Cambria Lodge 278 F&AM, where he was a past master of the lodge; Valley of Altoona, Lodge of Perfection; and Jaffa Shrine. Faithful member of First United Methodist Church, Hollidaysburg, where he was an usher and made daily visits to shut-ins and hospital patients. He enjoyed going to NASCAR races, spending time at the beach and was an avid Steelers fan. Friends will be received from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Sorge Funeral Home, Hollidaysburg, where Masonic service will be held at 7 p.m. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church, Hollidaysburg, the Rev. Denny Derr. Interment, Royer Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, P.O. Box 52074, Phoenix, Ariz. 85072-9632; Make-A-Wish Foundation: The Gulf Tower, 707 Grant St., 37th floor, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15219-1916; or Victory Junction Camp, 4500 Adam’s Way, Randleman, N.C. 27317. (www.sorgefuneralhome.com)
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