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George Tom Berger

August 6, 1945 ~ August 27, 2020 (age 75)

Obituary

George Tom Berger, age 75, of Hartville, passed away on Thursday August 27, 2020. He was born in Canton on August 6, 1945 to the late Steven and Magdalene (Fescko) Berger. George enlisted in the Army at the age of 17. He served as a medic, training NCO, recruiter and many other duties. He was always very proud of his military career serving our country for over 30 years.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years Diane (Wise); children Christopher, Michelle (Mike) Baldwin, Melissa (Gary Malgieri) Berger; grandchildren Zachary, Ashley and Matthew Baldwin, Alexander, Veda and Jaxon Berger; mother-in-law Mary Lou Wise; and many other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by brother Joe, infant brother and father-in-law William Wise.

George’s body will lie in state on Monday at 10:30 am St. Joseph Catholic Church Grotto. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin Monday at 11:00 AM at the church Grotto with Father Tom Acker celebrant. For proper spacing all are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. Final resting place is the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Hartville Fire Department. All are encouraged to sign the tribute wall at www.arnoldfuneralhome.com. Special thanks to Allay Senior Center and Crossroads Hospice for their loving care.

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