In Remembrance of Grace Berry
Grace BerryChinchilla, PA December 26, 1928 ~ November 5, 2013 Date of Service: November 11, 2013
Grace Berry, 84, Chinchilla, died Tuesday in Commonwealth Hospice of NEPA.
She was the wife of Elmer J. Berry, who died on Oct. 19, 2006.
Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Gertrude Beacham.
She was a graduate of West Scranton High School and was a longtime member of the Chinchilla United Methodist Church. She and her late husband had operated the Chinchilla Variety Store for many years.
She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt, whose true joy was her family.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Henry Yeager for his many years of compassionate care and the dialysis staff at DaVita Dialysis Center.
Surviving are her children, Nancy Dellert, Roanoke, Va., John and Aileen Berry, Chinchilla and Gina and Dr. Terry Cochran, Clarks Summit. Grandchildren, Jason , Mary Ellen, Nathan, Colleen and Joshua Berry, Lt. Col. Michael , Clancy and Peter Dellert, Nancy and Jon Turner and Michael and Peggy Clemente. Great-grandchildren, Drew and Emma Dellert, Peter, Jack, Luke and Creed Turner and Lauren, Cameryn and Chace Berry. A brother, Alfred Davis and wife Janice, Dalton and nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Ted Dellert and a granddaughter, Emi Dellert, two sisters, Gertrude Jenkins and Nevada Updyke and four brothers , Thomas, Fred, Russell and William Beacham.
The funeral will be Monday with services at 10:00 A.M. in the Chinchilla United Methodist Church, 411 Layton Rd., Chinchilla by Rev. Anthony Schwartz. Interment in Abington Hills Cemetery.
Friends may call Sunday at the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 East Drinker St., Dunmore from 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M., and Monday at the church from 9:30 A.M. until the time of service. All those attending the service should go directly to the church.
In lieu of flowers, preferred memorial contributions may be made to the Dialysis Patients Association, C/O Robert Cooney, 1732 Wyoming Ave., Scranton, Pa. 18509.