Michael James Berish

10/19/1942 - 09/06/2021


Obituary For Michael James Berish

Michael James Berish, born October 19, 1942 to Michael and Janet (Morgan) Berish in Spangler. Passed away on September 6, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 51 years Jeanette (Kuhn), his son Michael John Berish, sister Janice Cutro, and beloved dog Shelby. Left to cherish his memory are his children Gayna DiAntonio, Patton, Dana (Tim)Herald, Wexford, James (Christine) Berish, Patton, and 11 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and brother Gary (Anne) Berish. He graduated from Patton High School in 1961 and served in the U.S. Navy from September 1961 to 1965. Mike worked at the Barnes & Tucker Coal Company and Cookson Group. Mike and Jeanette owned and operated B&D Variety in Patton. Mike enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time at his camp. Friends will be received from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, Thursday at Stevens Funeral Home, Inc. 1004 North Fifth Avenue Patton. Funeral Service 11:00 am Friday at the funeral home, by Rev. Dean Dietrick, Jr. Committal Fairview Cemetery, Patton. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to Patton Fire Company PO Box 243 Patton, Pa 16668. Full military rites will be accorded by John White VFW Post 779 and Walter McCoy American Legion Post 614. You may leave online condolences at or on our Stevens Funeral Home Facebook page.

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  • 09/09/2021

    What a kind hearted man who loved his family. You will be missed by so many. Prayers and condolences to you all ❤️💔❤️ " Jenniferd " Bearer- Kavar

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Thomas R. Nagle