John S. Berrier, Sr.

Born: Wed., Sep. 14, 1932
Died: Mon., May 18, 2020

Private Cremation

Private Graveside Service

Location: Union Cemetery

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     John S. Berrier, Sr., 87, of Mifflin, passed away Monday, May 18, 2020, at Locust Grove Retirement Village, Mifflin.

     Born September 14, 1932, in Nook, Juniata County, he was a son of the late Stanley H. “Todd”  and Edna (Stong) Berrier Sr. His late wife, Mary M. (Beward) Berrier, whom he married January 12, 1953, died on June 28, 2016.

     He is survived by two sons, John S. Berrier Jr. and wife, Trudy of Mifflin, and George S. Berrier and wife, Tina, of Mifflintown, five grandchildren, John “Wessie” Berrier, Jeffrey Berrier, Amanda Berrier, Angie (Berrier) Dressler and Amy Berrier, eleven great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild on the way, and eight siblings, Vivian E. Fry of Mifflintown, Dolores Shearer of Loysville, Virginia Paden of Mifflin, Mary Seiber of Elliotsburg, Shelby Trego of Newport, Stanley Berrier Jr. of Mifflin, Barry Berrier of Mifflintown, and Bonnie Baumgardner of Oriental.

     He was preceded in death by one son, Gerald L. “Jerry” Berrier, one grandson, Jason Berrier, and one brother, Donald Berrier.

     He operated heavy equipment for construction and worked for DE Smith and Jay Fulkroad and Sons.

     He enjoyed running equipment, hunting, camping.

     His graveside memorial service and interment at Union Cemetery, Mifflintown, with Pastor Wyatt Taylor officiating will be private.

     Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third Street, Mifflintown, has care of the arrangements. Condolences may be left at

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Jennifer Walters
   Posted Tue May 19, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss- your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Christle L Bowsman
   Posted Wed May 20, 2020
George, Tina, Ang & Amy, I'm really very sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to all of you, you'll be in my prayers. Love you all.