Frank D. Berger

Frank D. Berger

Frank David Berger, 88, of Orient (Commercial Point), passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2020, at Doctors West in Columbus. 

He was born on April 1, 1932, in Franklin County, to the late Arthur and Josephine (Pugh) Berger. 

He was a graduate of Scioto Township High School and a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean War, stationed in Germany and Italy as a military police officer. He retired from Battelle Memorial Institute after 41 years as a stationary engineer.

Dave enjoyed summers at Lake White with family for many years and traveling, as well as playing cards with friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Dorothy (Nesser); step-son, Richard Whaley; and step-daughter, Sylvia Orr; one sister and two brothers. He is survived by his son, Joe (Theresa) of Mt. Sterling; grandsons, Sam, Ross and Luke Berger; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until time of service at noon on Thursday, June 4, 2020, at the Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St. Ashville, with Chaplain Jim Ferrell officiating.  Graveside military service and interment will follow in Beckett Cemetery, Commercial Point.

In attempt to meet CDC and Ohio Health Dept. guidelines concerning COVID-19 and the comfort of the family, we encourage you to wear a mask and practice safe social distancing.  

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Rick Brown VFW Post #7941, 3301 Northup Ave., South Bloomfield, OH 43103.

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