Donald L. Berry, age 77, of North Lima, Ohio, went to be with our Lord and Savior Monday, April 28, 2014 at the Hospice House of Poland.
He was born February 6, 1937 in Lisbon, Ohio, son of the late James M. and Flora M. (Pannier) Berry.
Mr. Berry had been employed as a welder for 31 years at NRM and was a member of the Greenford Christian Church. He was a devoted family man, who enjoyed golfing, bowling, traveling and camping.
His wife, Mary H. (Jackson) Berry, whom he married April 4, 1959 survives him along with a son, David Berry of Negley, Ohio; and five daughters, Susan (Vince) Gould of North Lima, OH, Cathy (David) Mellott of Austintown, OH, Linda (Gary) Kappler of North Lima, OH, Rosalie (Jeff) Douglas of Three Rivers, MI, and Freida Bedford of Three Rivers, MI.
He also is survived by ten grandchildren, Brian Mellott, Jennifer Gossett, Whitney Gould, Mark Kappler and Kevin Kappler, Robert Baker, Michael Baker, Andrew Berry, Adam Berry, Jenna Berry; seven great-grandchildren; and foreign exchange student Tina Grasso and husband Sib of Australia.
A son, Robert E. Baker, and brothers, James and Carl "Dean" Berry preceded him in death.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 1, 2014 at the Greenford Christian Church with Rev. John Bush officiating. Calling hours will be held Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home and at the church on Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will be at Green Haven Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market Street, Youngstown, OH 44512.
View his obituary and send condolences online at www.starkmemorial.com