Mr. Harry J. Berger, Jr. 73, of South Whitehall Twp., passed away October 14, 2018 at Lehigh Valley Hospital. With the heaviest of hearts, his soulmate and wife, Maureen A. (Sapolis) Berger, mourns this tremendous loss. He was the love of her life. The couple would have celebrated 36 years of marriage on Oct. 21st.
Born in Newark, NJ, he was the son of the late Harry J. Sr. and Bernadette R. (Beckenthal) Berger. Harry was a construction coordinator for The Allentown Housing Authority for 20 years, retiring in 2000. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Montclair State University and his Master’s Degree from Lehigh University.
He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Orefield. Harry was an avid fan of the New York Football Giants and the Yankees. He had a love for automobiles and was a collector of diecast cars.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Bernadette Berger and father-in-law, Louis Sapolis.
Loving Wife, Maureen
Mother-in-law, Mary Ann Sapolis
Sister-in-law, Doris Pucilowski and her husband, Jimmy
Sister-in-law, Doreen Sapolis
Sisterin-law, Marian Serafin and her husband, Richard
Brother-in-Law, Louis Sapolis and his wife, Rebecca
Nieces and Nephews, Jonathan, Michael, Matthew, Jordyn, Eric, Alexis and Evan, his Godson
A committal service will be held on Friday, October 19, 2018, at 11:30 am in SS Peter and Paul Cemetery, Duryea. Arrangements are by the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main Street, Duryea. To leave an online condolence for Harry's family, please visit the funeral home website, www.piontekfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 1858 Applewood Drive, Orefield, PA 18069.
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