Leon A. Berry

Born: Wed., Oct. 5, 1938
Died: Sun., May 6, 2018

GFH door open, but no family present

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wed., May 09, 2018
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.


7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Wed., May 09, 2018
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Thu., May 10, 2018
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.


Thu., May 10, 2018
Location: New Church Hill Cemetery

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     Leon A. Berry, 79, of Port Royal, passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2018, at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.

     Born Oct. 5, 1938 in East Waterford, he was a son of the late Robert Paul and Grace Madeline (Berrier) Berry.

     He is survived by his wife, Dorothy M. (Peterson) Berry, whom he married March 19, 1965, four children, Karen Kreider and husband, Robert, Tina Shoop and husband, Robert, Kenneth Berry and wife, Christina, and Steven Berry and wife, Jean; four siblings, Roxie Swartz of Carlisle, Dean Berry and wife Dorothy, of Ickesburg, Donna Dietz and husband, Stanley, of Stanford, MT, and Deanna Scott and husband, Denny, of East Waterford; and nine grandchildren, Joshua Shoop, Austin Berry, Megan Shoop, Cade Kreider, Hunter Berry, Nathan Berry, Garrett Berry, Maci Kreider, and Zeb Berry.

     He was preceded in death by one sister, Sangrelee "Sandy" Scott.

     Leon was a retired diesel mechanic.

     He was a member of the Point Service Station Bench crew.

     He enjoyed hunting and fishing, but his favorite pastime was spending time with his family, especially attending his grandchildren's softball and baseball games and his grandsons' races.

     His funeral will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 10, at Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with Pastor Dan Kerlin officiating. Interment will be in New Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal.

     There will be a viewing on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Friendship Fire Co., PO Box 274, Port Royal, PA 17082.

     Condolences may be left at www.gussfh.com.

Charitable donations may be made in Leon's memory to the following organization:

Friendship Fire Company
PO Box 274, Port Royal, PA 17082

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Mae Dillman
   Posted Tue May 08, 2018

GARDEN PATH was sent by Mae Dillman.

You were deeply loved and will be sorely missed Our deepest sympathy, you are in our thoughts and prayers With Love always - The Swartz's Sis, Linda, Jake, Pat, Rose, Bob, Mae and Mike

Yvonne Shoop
   Posted Tue May 08, 2018

MONET'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent by Bob, Vonnie, Dale, and Katie Shoop.

Our deepest sympathy,