Official Obituary of

Larry Charles Berger

October 18, 1945 ~ March 24, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old
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Larry Berger Obituary

Larry Charles Berger, 78, of Lewistown, passed away at 10:40 p.m., Sunday, March 24, 2024, at his home.

Born Oct. 18, 1945, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Charles M. and Mildred M. (Lerch) Berger.

In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by siblings, Jeanette Rodgers, Eleanor White, and Martin Berger.

Larry is survived by: his wife, Linda (Solt) Berger, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage; daughters, Michelle Larson, of Kingwood, Texas, and her significant other, Mic Foltz, of Granville, and Annette Zampelli and husband, Edward, of Marysville; grandchildren, Kyle and Dylan Larson, and Matthew Zampelli, all who he dearly loved; his father-in-law, Paul Rapp, with whom he loved spending time; special niece and nephew, Elise Juers and David White; and many other nieces and nephews.

He was a graduate of Lewistown High School, Class of 1965.

Larry was a member of the Pennsylvania National Guard for 6 years.

He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and also attended Centre Union Church.

In his early years, Larry was a builder for Westhaven Swift Homes, then was employed at Barnett Electric in Milroy for many years.  He retired from Echo Ultrasound in Reedsville where he worked in several different capacities.

He was passionate about anything Disney, especially his favorite dwarf, Grumpy.  He enjoyed tinkering with his collection of clocks and lights and was able to fix anything.  He enjoyed browsing the aisles at Lowe’s and eating breakfast at Kountry Kitchen and Dunkin’ Donuts.  He dearly loved his cats, especially Fluffy, Tigey, Tabitha and Tippy.

A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, March 29, 2024, at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Woodlawn, 200 North Main Street, Lewistown.  The viewing will be informal and Disney friendly to honor one of his favorite things.  Feel free to come in Disney attire.

The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 30, at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Woodlawn, with Rev. Bernard Carpenter officiating.

Interment will take place at Union Cemetery, Mifflintown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Larry’s memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Pa. Chapter 9378, 2595 Interstate Dr., Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

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March 29, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Woodlawn
200 N. Main St.
Lewistown, PA 17044

Funeral Service
March 30, 2024

11:00 AM
Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Woodlawn
200 N. Main St.
Lewistown, PA 17044

Graveside Service
March 30, 2024

12:45 PM
Union Cemetery
3646 William Penn Highway
Mifflintown, PA 17059


Alzheimer's Association - Greater Pennsylvania Chapter
2595 Interstate Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg PA 17110


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