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Beagle, Bell, Best

 

Clyde R. Beagle age 90, of R. D. #1, Greensboro, Pa. and formerly of Point Marion, Pa., died at 12.30 A. M. on Monday, November 11 2002 at Memorial Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Ohio. He was born January 9, 1912 in Lowman, West Virginia, a son of the late Clem arid Rebecca Longstreth Beagle.

Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Jones Beagle, whom he married on November 16, 1993; two step daughters, Janet A. Franczek of Madison, Ohio and Christa E. Bartos of Oakmont, Pa two sisters, Violet Farnsworth of Newport, Ohio and Hazel Wires of East Liverpool, Ohio; a nephew, Dan Beagle of Pittsburgh, Pa and several additional nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Johnson Beagle, who died in January of 1993; a step daughter, Rosemary Kisinger and four brothers.

Friends will be received at the Yoskovich Funeral Home, Carmichaels, Pa. from 9:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M., the hour of service on Wednesday, November 13, 2002. Rev. Louis Sprowls will officiate. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Point Marion, Pa. with full military honors accorded by V F. W. Post 3491 and Cumberland American Legion Post 400.

Yoshovich Funeral Home

1986

Oza Beagle

NEWPORT — Oza Beagle, 91 of Newport died Thursday Selby General Hospital.          

He was born in Washington to Wilson L. and Margaret A. Dillon Beagle. He was a farm worker and member of Beavertown United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Estalinne “Winnie” E. Pyle Beagle; one son, Roy T. of Grafton; five grandchildren and six great- grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Cora Shockey Beagle; seven brothers and three sisters.

Services will be at 2:30p.m. Saturday in Ruttencutter Funeral Home at St. Mary’s, W.Va., with the Rev. Frank Conley officiating. Burial will be in Wick Cemetery at Wick, W.Va. Friends may call at the funeral home after 3:30 p.m. today.

WinnieE. Beagle

ST. MARYS — Winnie Estaline Beagle, 84, of Newport, died March 24, 1994 at the Marietta Convalescent Center, Marietta.

. She was born in Tyler County, a daughter of the late Andrew Jackson and Darlie Effie Bellville Pyle. She was a member of the Beavertown United Methodist Church.

Surviving are stepgrandchildcen; several nieces; several nephews; and several great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Oza Beagle, in 1986; one Stepson, Roy Beagle; four brothers; two sisters.

Services were 1 p.m., March 26, Ruttencutter Funeral Home, St. Marys, The Rev. Frank Conley officiating. Burial Wick Cemetery, Tyler Co.

Duane Bell

Born: December 22, 1932, Reno, Ohio

Passed Away: May 14, 2003, Marietta Ohio

Funeral Services will be held at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home Monday, May 19, 2003 at 1:00 p.m.

Officiating: Reverend Linda Steelman

Internment: Valley Cemetery, Marietta Ohio

Marietta Times

1989

Erma M. Martin Best

Erma May Martin Best, 70, of The Arbors at Marietta died Wednesday morning, Feb. 1, in Selby General Hospital.

She was born Nov. 14, 1918, in Washington County to Joseph H. and Anna M. Greathouse Martin. She was a member of the Apostolic Faith Church.

She married Earl E. Best on March 13, 1937. He preceded her in death.

She is survived by three sons, Ervin and Mark, both of Marietta, and William of Matamoras; three daughters, Mary Grosklos of Marietta, Chloeva Theis of Marietta Rt. 6 and Iona Carpiaux of Little Hocking; 18 grandchildren; 10 great- grandchildren; one brother, Harold Martin of Pierston, Md.; two sisters, Gertrude Ashton of Leesburg, Md., and Marjory Erb of Elba; and several nephews, nieces and cousins.

She was preceded in death by one son, Harold Edward Best; and one sister, Gladys Erb.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Daymond Adams officiating. Burial will be in Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

January 1983

Jennie Mae Best

CANTON — Jennie Mae Rinard Best, 57, of 5211 Ault Ave., N.E., Lewisville, died Monday morning in Timken Mercy Medical Center following a lengthy illness.

She was born at Rinard Mills to Samuel and Eida Rinard. She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church, and Chapel Sunday School Class, Jolly 60s, She had worked for the Hoover Co.

She is survived by her husband, Lloyd Best; two sons, Earl Eugene of Layton, Utah, and Dwaine Edgar of Bolivar; one daughter, Mrs. Bruce (Charlotte) Shenkle of Kent; one brother, Emerson Rinard of Pine Grove, Ky. ; two sisters, Mrs. Otto (Mable) Fox of Marietta and Mrs. Kenneth (Irene) Best of Bedford Heights; her father, Samuel Rinard of Alliance; and 11 grandchildren.

Services will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday in Calvary United Methodist Church with the Rev, Terry Ray officiating and the Rev. Lynn Warner assisting. Burial will be in Sunset Hi1ls Cemetery at Canton. Friends ay call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Earl B. Jack &Son Funeral Home at Canton and from 12 .0 1 p.m. Thursday at the church.

 


Beaver

 

Beaver, William

 William Beaver is taken in death

 William Beaver, aged 77 years, life long resident of Beavertown, died at this home there on May 29 [1935] following an illness due to infirmities.

 Funeral services will be held at the U. B. Church at 2 PM and interment will be made at Parr Hill Cemetery, Grandview Twp.

 Mr. Beaver was a son of the late John and Rebecca Thompson Beaver. He was born on January 13, 1858 in neighborhood of where he spent his lifetime. He was married to Mary Butler on November 10, 1880 and she is deceased. Surviving are ten of the 12 sons and daughters born to them. They are Fred Beaver, Mrs. Dais Soles, Mrs. Sylvia Abbott, Earl Beaver, Raymond Beaver and Mrs. Clarence Cochran all of Beavertown; Miss Ollie Beaver of New Cumberland, Mrs. E.B. Carrice of Carollton, Ky. Ray and Willard Beaver of Marietta.

Brothers and sisters of the deceased are Charles Beaver, Beavertown, Mrs. Etta Thompson, Mrs. Ada Lane of Marietta.

Mr. Beaver had been engaged in the gasoline power boat transportation business on the Ohio River for many years. He had also engaged in farming in his home neighborhood.

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Alma Leona Pearl Joy Beaver

Marietta Times

NEW MATAMORAS — Alma Leona Pearl Joy Beaver, 74, of Williamson Avenue died at 10 am. Sunday May 30, 2004) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born April 12, 1930, in Wade, Ohio, a daughter of the late Clyde Joy and the late Rachel Farnsworth Joy. She had attended Newport schools and enjoyed reading and working in her flowers. She was a member of the Church of God in New Matamoras.

On Nov. 9, 1947, she was married to Edward E. Beaver who survives with one son, Edward L. Beaver and his wife, Gala, of New Matamoras; three daughters, Beverly Mendenhall and her husband, Doyle, and Christine Smith and her husband, Mike, all of Newport, and Melissa Knowlton and her husband, Ronald, of Marietta; two brothers, George Joe” Joy and his wife, Shirley, and Clyde Joy Jr. and his wife, Vicki: seven sisters, Mary Jane Ward and her husband, Kenneth, Glenda Beaver, Grace Decker, Alice Malone, Jenny Joy, Marilyn “Sue” Harris and her husband, Richard, arid Patsy Linton and her husband, Mike; and one aunt, Ann Farnsworth of Reno. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, Michelle (Mendenhall) Larsen, Lori Mendenhall, Rachel (Beaver) Barnes, Olivia (Beaver) Sparks, Rebecca Beaver, Ellen (Beaver) Rumpff, Julie (Beaver) Dean, Casey Almond, Lacey (Almond) Prim, Steven Beaver and Logan Smith; six great-grandchildren, Joseph Barnes, Jacob Barnes, Hannah Barnes, Brandon Larsen, Elizabeth Dean and Courtlyn Prim; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she as preceded in death by one son, Michael Beaver; and two brothers, Harold “Pete” Joy and Lawrence Joy.

Funeral services will be held at 30 p.m. Tuesday at Parr Hill church with David Beaver officiating. Interment will be in Parr Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home from noon today until noon Tuesday and at the church for one hour prior to the services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alma Beaver Memorial Fund, in care of Beverly Mendenhall, 13 Charles St., Newport, Ohio 45768.

Bryan ‘Sonny’ Beaver Jr.

Marietta Times

Bryan “Sonny” Beaver Jr., 79, former resident of Jaycee Estates and the Newport area, died Tuesday (July 5, 2005) in Harmar Place.

He was born Sept. 2, 1925, in Beavertown, a son of the late Bryan Graham Beaver Sr. and Alice Spurr Beaver He attended school in New Matamoras and had worked construction in the Beaver family business for years. One of his greatest accomplishments was getting his commercial-pilot license. He was taught to fly by the late Bernard Covey. He flew numerous times with Gen. Chuck Yeager, the famous astronaut.

On May 10, 1952, he married Anna Marie Stewart. They had been married for 37 years at the time of her death on Dec. 12, 1989.

He is survived by two sons, Roy (Michelle) Beaver and Jeff (Cathy) Beaver, both of Marietta; 13 grand children, Anna (Brian) Kemenah of Parkersburg, Bryan (Jennifer) Beaver of Columbus, Austin Ide of Marietta, Roy Beaver Jr. of Marietta, Cheyenne Beaver and Isaiah Beaver of Marietta, Joshua Beaver of Dublin, Chad Beaver of Marietta, and William, Dana, Timmy, Laura, and Priscilla Ide of Columbus; and several great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother, Edward Beaver of Jaycee Estates; one half brother Bryan Graham Beaver Jr. of Las Vegas, Nev.; two sisters-in-law, Glenda Beaver of Beavertown and Ruth Moore of Waverly, WVa.; his long-time friend and caregiver, Betty Beaver; and several nephews and nieces.

In addition to his wife and his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Kay Lynn Ide, and one brother, Danford Beaver.

Funeral services will be held at 10 am. Saturday at the McClure Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Jimmy Taylor and Tim Nichols officiating. Interment will be in Parr Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 p.m. today until the hour of the service Saturday at the funeral home.

Blanche M. Beaver

Friday, July 22, 1983

The Marietta Times

NEW MATAMORAS — Blanche May Beaver, 84, of New Matamoras Rt.. 3, died at 9 am. Thursday in Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born Sept. 2, 1898, in Monroe County to David and Elizabeth Soles Merckle.

She is survived by a daughter, Alma Thomas of New Matamoras; three grandchildren; seven great- grandchildren and a brother, Delbert Merckle of Breman. Three sons, Raymond, David and Clifford, five brothers and two sisters are deceased.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Parr Hill Church with the Rev. Frank Conley officiating. Burial will be in Parr Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9p.m. Saturday at the Hadley Funeral Home at New Matamoras.

Veryle ‘Cotton’ Beaver

Marietta Times

BEAVERTOWN - Veryle “Cotton” Beaver, 91, of Beavertown died Sunday (Aug. 29, 1999) at Heartland of Marietta. He was born March 16, 1908, in Beavertown to Lew and Sylvia Beaver. He had worked in construction and was a self-employed painter. He attended Beavertown United Methodist Church.

He is survived by one daughter, Ann Lauer of Sardis two Sons, Billy and Lonnie Beaver, both of Beaver New Matamoras 13 grandchildren great and 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great- grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Eloise Berga Beaver, in 1983; one daughter, Patty Merckle, in 1998; one great granddaughter; and one brother.

Services are at 11 am. Wednesday at Ruttencutterr Funeral Home in St. Marys, W.Va., with the Rev. Frank Conley officiating. Burial is in Parr 1-1111 Cemetery in Beavertown Visitation is from 7 to 9 p.m. today, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and 9 to 11 am. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Raymond Ray ‘Bugs’ Beaver

NEW MATAMORAS — Raymond Ray “Bugs” Beaver, 74 of New Matamoras, died at 4 p.m. Saturday (June 4 2005) at Muskingum Valley Rehabilitation, Beverly.

He was born Aug. 4 1930, in Beavertown Ohio, a’ son of Raymond ‘“Doc” and Eunice Pritchitt Beaver. He was a truck driver for Main Star Oil Company, and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict.

He is survived by one son, Michael R. Beaver, of New Matamoras; two daughters, Debbie Morris of Newport and Toni Pope of New Matamoras; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Dean Beaver and his wife, Shirley, of Newport; and one sister, Mildred Smith, of Reno, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Vernon “Johnny Boy” Beaver; and one sister, Margaret Berga.

Funeral services will be held at 11a.m. Tuesday at the Parr Hill Community Church, Beavertown, Ohio, with David Beaver officiating. Burial will be in Parr Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Hadley Funeral Home, New Matamoras Chapel. Military services will be held at the grave- side.

ALICE E. BEAVER -

Alice Evelyn Beaver, 74, New Matamoras, O., died last week at her home.

She was born Feb. 6, 1907, in West Union to William and Sarah Weekley Spurr. She was a member of Christian Church at West Union.

On April 14, 1924, she married Bryan G. Beaver Sr., who died .June 17, 1976.

She is survived by two sons, Bryan G. Jr. of Newport and Edward of New Matamoras; 11 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren and one brother, Earl H. Weekley of Blasdell, N.Y.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Danford Lee, and two brothers.

The funeral was held Saturday at the Hadley Funeral Home at New Matamoras with the Rev. Frank Conley officiating. Burial was in the Parr Hill Cemetery.

William Beaver Jr.

ST. MARYS — William “Willie” Jr., 16, of Route 2, St. Marys, died Wednesday evening.

He was born in Willoughby, Ohio, a son of William L. Beaver and Pam Blouir Martino of St. Marys. He was a student at St. Marys High School, a member of the wrestling team, and 1he Future Farmers of America.

Surviving, beside his parents, are a brother, Darren Beaver at home; two sisters, Mrs. Diana Cottrill of St. Marys, and Sheila Beaver at home; a half-sister, Angela Adams; five step sisters, Lisa Martino, and Julie Martino, both at home, Susie Atkinson of Parkersburg; Sherry Martino and June Martino, both of Columbus; a stepbrother, Joey Martino of Columbus; maternal grandparents Charles and Dorothy Straight of Belmont, and paternal grandparents, Quinton and Sallie Beaver of St. Marys.

Services will be Saturday, 1 p.m., the Ruttencutter Funeral Home with the Rev. Dan Simmons officiating. Burial will be in the St. Marys IOOF Cemetery.

Friends may call after 2 p.m. today.

Charles Beaver

1983

Charles “Lindy” Beaver, 56, of New Matamoras, died Thursday afternoon at his home following an illness.

He was born at Beavertown, Ohio, a son of Martha Eddy Beaver of Beavertown and the late Ray Beaver. He was a veteran of World War II, a member of Matamoras Post 378, American Legion, and the Beavertown United Methodist Church. He had been a truck driver until his retirement eight years ago due to ill health.

Surviving beside his mother are his wife, Fannie Williamson Harris Beaver; two stepsons and four step daughters, Paul Harris and Richard Harris, both of Newport, Mrs. Debris Hadley of Fort Myers, Fla., Mrs. Lois Cline of Beavertown, Mrs. Jackie Graham of Marietta and Mrs. Clara Wynn of Sardis; 24 step-grandchildren and 12 step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a stepson.

Services will be Sunday, 2:30 p.m., at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home, Marietta, with the Rev. Frank Connolly officiating. Burial will be in Parr Hill Cemetery with military rites at the grave.

Friends may call at the funeral home.

B. Pauline Beaver

ZANESVILLE — B. Pauline Beaver, 62. of 130 Fox Ave. died Wednesday (Sept. 9. 1992) at her home. Her home had been at Marietta before she moved to Zanesville.

She was born April 1, 1930, at Archers Fork in Washington County to John and Alma Patterson Harris. She attended Newport High School.

She married Richard Roy Beaver on Sept. 10, 1947. He died Aug. 18, 1980. She also was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and one great-grandchild.

Mrs. Beaver is survived by one son, Richard P. Beaver of Zanesville; three daughters. J. Lynn Lindsey and Mrs. Joyce Anderson, both of Parkersburg, and Susan Farley of Zanesville; eight grandchildren; five great- grandchildren; and two sisters, Marge Harris and Carmen Lauer, both of Marietta Route 5.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. David Sommerville officiating. Burial will be in Tunnel Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 p.m. today until the hour of the services at the funeral home, where the family will be present to meet friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.

William ‘Bill’ Beaver

Marietta Times

ST. MARYS, W.Va. — William “Bill” Beaver of St. Marys Route 1 died Saturday (Jan. 9, 1999) at his home.

He was born in Pleasants County, W.Va., to Quinton and Sally Boley Beaver. He was a member of Laborers Local Union 1085 in Parkersburg.

He is survived by five children, Sheila Parks of Belmont, W.Va. Diana Cottrill of Batavia, Ohio, Darren Beaver of St. Mays, Angela Adams of Marietta and Billy Beaver of Greenmont, W.Va.; one brother, Quinton Bradford of McMinnville. Tenn.; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, William Beaver.

Services are at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ruttencutter Funeral Home in St. Marys with the Rev. Roy Cox officiating. Burial is in St. Marys IOOF Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Vernon L. Beaver

Born, May 3, 1916

Died, April 30, 1989

Services: Ruttencutter Funeral 1 Thursday, May 4, 1989 2:00 P. M.

Officiating: Rev. Frank Conley, Rev. Drew Walther

Interment: Matamoras Cemetery

Barbara E. Beaver

1990

PARKERSBURG — Barbara E. Beaver (Isner), 87, of 4424 15th Avenue Parkersburg died at St. Joseph Hospital Saturday alter a short illness.

She was born Aug. 11, 1902, in Randolph County, W.Va., to John and Luvernia Harr Isner.

She grew up in Randolph County. She attended the Jefferson Baptist Temple in Parkersburg.

Survivors include two sons, Acie W. Beaver of Parkersburg and Gary David Beaver of Tampa, Fla., four grandchildren; five great- grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rueben S. Beaver in 1967; four sisters; and one brother. She will lie in state for one hour.

Services will be at the Jefferson Baptist Temple 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Harley Bailey and the Rev. William H. Bailey Jr. will officiate.

Visitation will be all day today at the Spencer Funeral Home in Belpre.

 

 


Berga

 

Mrs. David R. Berga

Bertha E. Berga, 77, formerly of Newell’s Run, died yesterday _________ morning at her home in Dover.

She was born Jan. 27, 1896, in Dover, a daughter of the late Peter J. and Maria _________ Frautschy.

She was married to David R. Berga, who died Feb. 16, 1951. One sister survives, Mrs. Mary Stress, Tucson, Arz.

Mrs. Berga was a member of Crooked _______ Evangelical Church in Dover and attended Newport United Methodist Church. Her home had been in  __________ for the past six years.

Services will be 4 p.m. Sunday at the Dougna & Mcclure Funeral Home with interment in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from ___ afternoon until the hour of the service.

Bernice Viola Berga

NEWPORT — Bernice Viola Berga. 71, of Newport died Wednesday July 27, 1994 at her home.

She was born May 15, 1923, in Pleasants County, W.Va., to James Norman and Julie Ann Decker Elder.

Mrs. Berga is survived by her husband of 50 years, James Robert Berga; one son, Steven Clayton Berga of Eustis, Fla.; eight grandchildren. Steven Clayton Berga II, Shawn Addison Berga and Michael Berga. all of Eustis, Sherry Lynn Harmon of Leesburg. Fla.. Douglas Berga of Newport and Dale Berga. Tammy Berga and Matthew Berga, all of Marietta; four great.grandch one sister, Cindy Barnhart of St. Marys. W.Va.; and one brother, Melvin Elder of Steubenville.

She was preceded in death by one son. James Berga. in 1984; four sisters; two brothers; and her parents.

Services are 10 a.m. tomorrow at Ruttencutter Funeral Home in St. Marys W.Va. with the Rev. Gale Lauderman officiating. Burial IS In Newport Cemetery at Newport. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. today and until time for the services tomorrow.

Mrs. Betty Lou Berga

July 23, 1978

Mrs. Betty Lou Berga, 50, of Marietta Route 6 died at 5:08 p.m. yesterday in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born Dec. 27, 1927 in Marietta, a daughter of Mrs. Rosa K. Mendenhall Weppler and the late Roy Weppler. She was a graduate of Marietta High School with the Class of 1944. She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church and had been employed at Barnum’s Processing Company. On Dec. 24, 1949, she was married to Dale Berga Jr., who survives with one son and two daughters, Kevin Wayne of Marietta; Mrs. Kimberly Sue Perry of Belpre, and Kelly Lee Berga of the home. Her mother survives of Marietta Route 6 with one brother, James L. Weppler of Marietta Route 6.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the McClure Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Daryl Fourman officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Faith United Methodist Church, c.o Mrs. Edna Beardmore, 617 Wooster St., Marietta.

Charles E. Berga

Date of Birth: Monday October 22, 1917, Newport, Ohio

Date of Death: Friday, February 25, 1994

Place and time of Services; Monday, February 28, 1994, 11:00 AM Hadley Funeral Home

Clergyman: Pastor Joe Law

Place of Interment: Parr Hill

Arrangements by Hadley Funeral Home, Marietta and New Matamoras, Ohio

Charles E. Berga

February 26-27, 1994

NEW MATAMORAS — Charles E. Berga, 76, of New Matamoras Route 3, died at 5:50 p.m. yesterday (Feb. 25, 1994) at his residence.

He was born Oct. 22, 1917 in Newport, to Dale and Barbara Goddard Berga. He had been a construction worker and had retired from Main Star Oil Company. He was a World War II veteran serving the Navy. He was married to Margaret Beaver on April 11, 1936, in Parkersburg.

He is survived by one son, Jimmy Berga and his wife, Faye, of New Matamoras; three daughters Doyle (Peggy) Taylor of Newport, Mrs. Rick (Linda) Rinard of Rinard Mills, and Mrs. Herman (Eileen) Thomas of Newport; one brother, Robert Berga of Newport; two sisters, Grace Rose Clift of, Newport, Doris Baker of Hawaii; nine grandchildren, Perry Thomas, Barbara Mackey, Penny Rutherford, Dennis Berga, Douglas Berga, Denise Hyde, Shelby Taylor, Rick, Taylor, and Stacy Eddy; 10 great-grandchildren, Bryan Berga, Charles Berga, Jason Hyde, and Christopher Rutherford, Brandon Rutherford, Nicholas Mackey, Michelle Mackey, Kelly Goble, and Ethan Murphy.

He was preceded in death by his wife, who died Oct. 14, 1992; his parents; one brother, Dale Berga and one sister, Elloise Beaver.

Services are 11 a.m. at Hadley Funeral Home in New Matamoras with Pastor Joe Law officiating. Burial will be in the Parr Hill Cemetery at Beavertown. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday 2 and 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. There will be military graveside services.

Dale R. Berga

Marietta Times

Dale R. Berga, 35, of Front Street, Marietta, died at 3:10 p.m. Friday (Nov. 22, 2002) at his home.

He was born Sept. 22, 1967, in Marietta to Patty Roach Berga Osborne and James D. Berga. He graduated from Frontier High School and had been employed at Green Pack Co.

He is survived by two daughters, Loretta Ashley Berga and Rebecca Ann Berga, both of Marietta; his mother of Marietta; two brothers, Doug Berga and his wife, Anna, of Marietta and Matt Berga and his wife, Velinda, of Reno, one sister Tammy Thrasher of Marietta; three nieces, Jessica Berga, Destany Berga and Velinda Berga;, three nephews, James Berga, Dominick Haught and Matthew C. Berga, three aunts, and three uncles

He was preceded in death by his father and his grandparents.

Services are at 11 a m Tuesday at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home in Marietta with the Rev. Gale Lauderman officiating. Burial is in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call from Tuesday morning until the hour of the service at the funeral home.

Daphne Laurene ‘Dee’ Berga

NEWPORT — Daphne Laurene “Dee” Berga, 68, of Newport died Wednesday (Dec. 24, 1997) at her home.

She was born Dec. 19, 1929, in Martins Ferry to Everette and Winifred Adams Hooper. She was a member of Newport Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Ray Berga; one daughter, Robyn Berga of Newport; one son, Ronald R, Berga of St. Marys; two grandchildren, Celesta Berga of St. Marys and Aaron Berga of Mishawaka, Md.; three great-grandchildren, Jared, Laura and Rachel Berga, all of Mishawaka; one sister, Nancy Holmes of Westchester, Calif.; and two brothers, Vaughan Hooper of Donalsonville, Ga., and Loy Hooper of Marietta.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Services are at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Newport Baptist Church with Pastor Joe Law officiating. Burial is in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Ruttencutter Funeral Home in St. Marys and 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Dale Berga

1972

Dale Berga, 78, died at his home in Newport at 6 p.m. Yesterday.

He was born in Newport April 15, 1894, a Son of the late Jacob and Martha Harding. Berga. On Dec. 5, 1914, he married Barbara Goddard, who died April 2, 1956.

Three sons and three daughters survive, Charles Berga and Mrs. Veryle (Eloise), Beaver of Beavertown; Dale Berga Jr., Marietta Rt. 5, and Mrs. Ben (Grace) Clift and Mrs. Daniel (Doris) Baker of Newport. There are 19 grandchildren and 26 Two brothers and two sisters survive, George Berga, Newport; Warner Berga and Mrs. Mona Short, Akron, and Mrs. Mary Hayes, Mount View, Calif. Three brothers, Fred, Roy and Archie Berga are deceased.

Mr. Berga was a retired farmer and painter,

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the family home. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call at the home. Doudna & McClure Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dale J. ‘Bugsy’ Berga

NEWPORT — Dale J. “Bugsy” Berga, 67, of Newport Route 1, died at 5 a.m. Tuesday (May 18, 1993) at his home.

He was born Aug. 7, 1925, at Newport to Dale and Barbara Seevers Berga. He was a 1944 graduate of Newport High School. He had been employed as a driver for R.O. Wetz Co. and for Main Star Oil Co. for 15 years and later for Golden Crude Inc. He had been a driver for American River Terminal at the time of his death.

He married Anna Bleakley, who died in 1949. On Dec. 24, 1949, he married Betty Lou Weppler, who died July 23, 1978.

Mr. Berga is survived by one son, Kevin Berga of Lower Salem; two daughters, Kimberly Berga Perry and Kelly Berga, both of Marietta; a close friend, Jennie Smith at home; six grandchildren; two brothers, Charles Berga of Beavertown and James Robert Berga of Newport; and two sisters, Grace Clift of Newport and Doris Baker of Hawaii.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Eloise Beaver.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday in McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Gale Lauderman officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 p.m. today until the hour of the services.

Ethel M. Berga

Marietta Times

NEWPORT — Ethel M. Berga, 96, of Newport died at 8:30 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 9, 1994) at Marietta Convalescent Center.

She was born Nov. 24, 1897, at Newport to Cyrus and Fannie McKitrick Bayless She had been employed at the home of Dr. George Gale for many years. She was a member of Newport Church of Christ and had been a Sunday school teacher.

She married George Berga on April 6, 1918. He died Jan. 16, 1981. She also was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters and seven brothers.

Mrs. Berga is survived by one son, James A. Berga and his wife, Betty, of Newport. three grandchildren Sue Holdren, Tom Berga and Trudy Ruble; eight great-grandchildren two and several nephews and nieces.

Services are 1 p.m. tomorrow at Newport Church of Christ with Robert Patterson officiating. Burial is in Newport Cemetery Friends may call at the funeral home until tomorrow morning and at the church for one hour prior to the services. The family will meet friends at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9p.m. today.

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Berga, Margaret

 

Margaret Berga 73, of Beavertown died at 4:15 a.m. Oct. 14, 1992 at the home of her daughter, Eileen Thomas oat Newport.

 

She was born may 19, 1919, at Beavertown to Raymond “Doc” and Eunice Prichard Beaver. She was an active member of the Beavertown United Methodist Church and wa a housewife.

 

Mrs. Berga is survived by her husband Charles Berga, whom she married April 11, 1936: her mother of Marietta; one son, Jimmy Berga of Beavertown; three daughters, Mrs. Ricky (Linda) Rinard of Rinards Mills; Mrs Dolye (Peggy) Taylor of Newport: Mrs. Herman (Eileen) Thomas; nine grandchildren, ten great grandchildren; one sister, Mildred Smith of Reno; tow brothers, Raymond “Bud” Beaver of Fly and Dean Beaver of Newport.

 

She was preceded in death by one brother, Vernon “Johnny” Beaver.


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Floyd C. Berga

1973

Floyd C. Berga, 70, Frazeysburg, died at 8 p.m. Friday in Cambridge State Hospital.

Mr. Berga is a retired employee of the Buckeye Pipeline Co.

Born Oct. 16, 1902 in Newport, he is a son of William and Ellen Uphole Berga. He was married to Mary A. Cain Berga who died March 23, 1972.

Survivors include a son, Floyd J., Cooksville; a daughter, Mrs. Donald (Betty) Coulter, Frazeysburg Rt. 2; three grandchildren; and three sisters, Mrs. Inez Edgar, Dayton; Mrs. Alpha Baker, Mansfield; and Miss Dorothy Berga, Marietta.

Mr. Berga was a member of Arelius F & AM, Macksburg.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Baughman and Sons Funeral Home, Frazeysburg. Burial will be in Frazeysburg Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow.

Mrs. Frances L Berga

July 16, 1979

NEWPORT - Mrs. Frances Lane Berga, 88, died at 8 p.m. yesterday at Heartland of Marietta.

She was born July 6, 1891, in Cleveland, a daughter of the late William and Jane Swan. She was a member of the Newport Church of Christ.

Surviving are a daughter Mrs. Myrtle Irene Rea of Newport; five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1964. She was the last surviving member of a family of five brothers and sisters.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Newport Church of Christ, with Charles Newell officiating. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery Friends may call at the McClure-Schaffer Funeral Home until noon tomorrow when the body will be taken to the church.

Kevin Wayne Berga

Marietta Times

LOWER SALEM — Kevin Wayne Berga, 46, of 7415 Germantown Road, Lower Salem, died at 6:10 p.m. Friday (May 6, 2005) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

He was born Oct. 22, 1958, in Marietta, a son of Dale Junior and Betty Lou Weppler Berga. He was a truck driver for Sherlock Oil Co., Beverly. He graduated from Marietta High School with the class of 1977, was a member of the Moose Lodge 1823, Marietta, and enjoyed hunting and professional bull riding.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Berga of Lower Salem; two daughters, Heather (Troy) James of Marietta and Tabitha (Tommy) Patterson of Marietta; one son, Kurtis (Angie) Berga of Little Hocking; one stepson, James Sabolick of Lower Salem; one step daughter, Janet (Brent) Kirkbride of Lower Salem; two sisters, Kimberly (Mark) Perry of Brunswick, Ohio, and Kelly (Larry) Sloter of Marietta; and eight grandchildren Alyssa and TJ. James, Shayleen and Tyler Patterson, Natasha and David Berga, and Derek and Deven Kirkbride.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson, Joshua David James.

Services will be held at 10 am. Tuesday (May 10) at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Mark Moore as celebrant. Burial will be in Masterton Cemetery. There will be no visitation, Hadley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Paul Miles Berga

NEWPORT — Paul Miles Berga, 78, of Newport Rt. 1 died Friday morning (Aug. 2, 1991) in Pleasant Valley Hospital at Point Pleasant, W.Va., after a long illness.

Mr. Berga was born Dec. 14, 1912, at Stockport to Owen and Grace Hill Berga. He was a member of the Masonic lodge at Matamoras, the American Legion post at Marietta and the Veterans of Foreign Wars post at Marietta. He was a retired chemical worker from American Cyanamid and was a World War II veteran.

Mr. Berga is survived by his wife, Abigail Bedilion Berga; two daughters, Naomi Rogers and Theda Covey, both of Gallipolis; and three grandsons.

The body will be cremated. Wilcoxen Funeral Home at Point Pleasant, W.Va., is in charge of arrangements.

Jacob Berga

Marietta Times, June 10, 1926

 

The funeral service of Jacob Berga, 91 years of age, an old and respected citizen for many years of this community was held at the Church of Christ on Monday afternoon. He died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Bertha Kanute of Boreland with whom he had made his home for the past few months. He suffered a atroke of paralysis on Friday and passed away on Saturday.

 

He is survived by nine children, 70 grandchildren, 75 great-grandchildren. The children living in Newport are Jacob and William, John of Murphy, Mrs. Vachel Goddard and Mrs. Barney Smith. Rev. John Taylor conducted the services and interment was made in Newport Cemetery. He wife passed away 19 years ago.

 

James A. Berga

Marietta Times

NEWPORT — James A. Berga, 82, of Newport died Saturday (Oct. 29, 2005) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

He was born July 28, 1923, m Newport, a son of the late George and Ethel Bayless Berga. He was a 1942 graduate of Newport High School, a U. S. Army veteran of World War II, where he served as a staff sergeant in the South Pacific operating LCM’s (landing craft). He was a member of the Newport Church of Christ, a past treasurer and taught a teenage Bible study. He was retired from American Cyanamid with over 30 years service. His hobbies included his love of fishing, gardening and the outdoors.

He is survived by his children, Mary Sue Holdren and her husband, Daniel, Tom Berga and his wife, Brenda, and Trudy Ruble and her husband, Bob, all of Newport; grandchildren, Daniel Holdren and his wife, Denise, of Newport, Melissa Tuttle and her husband, Dave, of Stockport, Amy Collins and her husband, Todd, of Newport, Brad Berga of Newport, Tina Miller and her husband, Jared, of Streetsboro, Ohio, Todd Ruble and his wife, Niki, and Christy Matheney and her husband, Don, all of Newport, and Jill Morris and her husband, Keith, of Dennison, Ohio; 17 great-grand children; and several extended family members.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Mary E. “Betty” Bleakley Berga.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Newport Church of Christ with Evangelist Chris Muffins officiating. Burial will be in the Newport Cemetery with military graveside services con ducted by American Legion Post 64 and VFW Post 5108, both of Marietta. Calling hours are from 2 to 9p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, W.Va., and from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the church.

James ‘Bob’ Berga

James R. “Bob” Berga, 79, of Newport, Ohio, died April 11, 2001, at the Marietta Memorial Hospital.

He was born April 22, 1921, in Newport, a son of the late Dale and Barbara Bayless Berga. He was retired from Ormet after 29 years, had previously worked at the former Remington Rand Corp. in Marietta, and was a member of the United Steelworkers Union.

He is survived by one son, Steven Clayton Berga of Ellenboro; eight grandchildren, Steven Clayton Berga II, of Tulsa, Okla., Sherri Lynn Harmon of Pine Island, Fla., Shawn Addison Berga of Pennsboro, Michal Paul Berga of Greenville, S.C., Douglas Clayton Berga, Dale Robert Berga, Tammy Sue Thacker, and Matthew Twain Berga all of Marietta; seven great-grandchildren; and one sister, Grace Rose Clift of Newport.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Bernice Elder Berga in 1994; one son, James Berga in 1984; two sisters, Eloise Beaver and Doris Baker; and two brothers, Chuck Berga and Dale Berga Jr.

Services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Ruttencutter-Ingram Funeral Home of St. Marys. Burial will be in the Newport Cemetery of Ohio. Calling hours from 2-9 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home

James Douglas Berga

Born: January 3, 1945

Passed away: April 16, 1984

Funeral Services held at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home, April 19, 1984 at 2:30 p.m.

Interment: Newport Cemetery

MARGARET BERGA

Margaret Berga, 73, of Beavertown died Oct. 14 at her daughter’s home in Newport

She was born in Beavertown to Eunice Pritchard Beaver of Marietta and the late Raymond “Doc” Beaver. She was a housewife and an active member of the Beavertown United Methodist Church.

Surviving in addition to her mother are her husband of 56 years, Charles Berga; one son, Jimmy Berga of Beavertown; three daughters, Linda Rinard of Rinard Mills and Peggy Taylor and Eileen Thomas, both of Newport; nine grandchildren; one sister, Mildred Smith of Reno; and two brothers, Raymond “Bud” Beaver of Fly, O., and Dean Beaver of Newport.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Vernon “Johnny” Beaver.

Services were Friday at Hadley Funeral Home in New Matamoras. Burial was m Parr Hill Cemetery at Beavertown.

Mary Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Bleakley Berga

NEWPORT — Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Bleakley Berga, 74, of Newport died Wednesday evening (Feb. 2, 2000) at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

She was born Dec. 13, 1925, at Newell’s Run to John Clarence and Elizabeth Bogard Bleakley. She was a graduate of Newport High School and was a member of the New port Church of Christ. She was a Berga homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, James Arthur Berga, whom she married March 18, 1944; two daughters, Mary Sue Holdren and her husband, Daniel, and Trudy Ruble and her husband, Robert, both of Newport; one son, James Thomas Berga and his wife, Brenda, of Newport; eight grandchildren, Danny Holdren, Melissa Tuttle, Amy Holdren, Todd Ruble, Christy Ruble, Jill Ruble, Brad Berga and Tina Berga; seven great-grandchildren, Daniel Holdren, Natasha Holdren, Brock Blavos, Jarod Tuttle, Joslynn Matheny, James Matheny and Justin Matheny; two step-great-grandchildren, Justin Tuttle and David Tuttle; four sisters, Joan Miller of St. Marys, W.Va., Donna DeLong of Woodsfield, Lucille Hearn of Indianapolis, Md., and Sandra Herlan of Newport; two brothers, James “Tom” Bleakley of Newport and Patrick “Pat” Bleakley of New Matamoras; and a number of nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Gerald Bleakley, John Clarence “Jack” Bleakley and Harvey Gale Bleakley; and one sister, Anna Berga.

Services are at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Newport Church of Christ with burial in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home in Marietta from 6 p.m. today until Sunday morning and at the church for one hour prior to the services.

Mrs Forrest Berga

Sept 5, 1974

 Mrs. Retta Mae Berga, 72, Newport, died at Marietta Memorial Hospital this morning.

She was born Aug. 1, 1902, in Independence Twp., a daughter of the late John and Rose Edwards Rouse.

She was married to Forrest Berga, who died Aug. 7, 1969. One son and one daughter survive, Albert, Baltimore, Md., and Mrs. Emery Underwood, Elizabeth, Pa. There are 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Four brothers and two sisters survive, James, Lawrence and Earl Rouse, all of Newport, Russell Rouse and Mrs. Eva Ward, both of Matamoras, and Mrs. Mary McPeek, Canton. An infant daughter, Clara Elaine; daughter, Mrs. Myrtle T. and two brothers and two sisters preceded her in death.

Mrs. Berga was a member of Deucher Baptist Church. Her home had been in Newport Twp. for most of her life.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Friends may call at Doudna & McClure Funeral Home.

Robert Ray Berga

Marietta Times

Thursday, August 18, 2005 

NEWPORT — Robert Ray Berga, 80, of Newport died Wednesday (Aug. 17, 2005) at the Marietta Memorial Hospital, Marietta.

He was born Aug. 1, 1925, at Newport, a son of the late Fred and Myrtle Mendenhall Berga. He was a member of the Newport Baptist Church, where he had been a former trustee and Sunday school superintendent. He was a retired carpenter and a member of the Carpenters Local 356. He had been a member of the Lions Club and he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War 11, where he was a recipient of the Purple Heart.

He is survived by son, Ron Berga and his wife, Joyce, of St. Marys, W.Va., daughter, Robyn Rice and her husband, Neil, of Newport granddaughter, Celesta Berga of St. Marys, W.Va. grandson, Aaron Berga of Wisconsin great grandchildren, Jared, Laura, and Rachel Berga brother, Dean Berga and his wife, Ruth, of Marietta and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dec Hooper Berga and one sister, Jean Stewart.

Services will be held at 11 am. Saturday at the Newport Baptist Church, Newport, with Pastor Charles Warger officiating. Burial will be in the Newport Cemetery with military graveside services conducted by American Legion Post 64 and VFW Post 5108 of Marietta. Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, W.Va., and from 10 to 11 am, Saturday at the church.

 

 

 


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Jimmy Lee Berga

Marietta Times August 8, 2006

NEW MATAMORAS — Jimmy Lee Berga, 67, of 46954 State Route 7, New Matamoras, died at 10:45 a.m. Monday (Aug. 7, 2006) at his home.

He was born Feb. 19, 1939, in Beavertown, Ohio, a son of Charles E. and Margaret Beaver Berga. He was a member of the Parr Hill Community Church and was employed as a truck driver with the Washington County Highway Department.

On March 15, 1958, he married Faye Piatt Berga, who survives with sons, Dennis Berga and Douglas Berga, both of New Matamoras; daughter, Denise Hyde and her husband, Robert, of New Matamoras; grandchildren, Brian Berga, Jason Hyde, and Charles Berga; sisters, Eileen Thomas (Herman) of Newport, Peggy Taylor (Doyle) of Newport, and Linda Rinard (Rick) of New Matamoras; and special friends, Clyde and Vickie Joy of New Matamoras.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hadley Funeral Home, New Matamoras Chapel, with David Beaver officiating. Burial will be in Parr Hill Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today.