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Obituary: John Allen Berger Jr.

Mr. John Allen Berger was a former worker at the Dighton Water Department.

(From Duffy-Poule Funeral Home)

John Allen Berger, Jr., 55, of Park Avenue, Attleboro, a loving father, grandfather and brother, passed unexpectedly on Monday, April 22, 2013 in Lynn. Born in Attleboro on May 21, 1957, John was a son of the late John A. and Muriel L. (Smith) Berger.


John was raised and educated in Dighton and was a graduate of Dighton- Rehoboth Regional High School, Class of 1975. Years ago John was employed at the Dighton Water Department and later was a construction engineer at several local construction companies. He served in the U.S. Army and enjoyed fresh water fishing.

John is survived by his children: Rachel M. Drinkwine and her husband Nicholas of Dighton and Peter J. Berger of Plainville; a brother: Christopher W. Berger of Attleboro and a beloved granddaughter: Madelyn Jennifer Drinkwine of Dighton. He was the brother of the late Peter K. Berger who passed in 1993.

Family and friends are kindly invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, May 2, from 5-7 p.m. in the Duffy-Poule Funeral Home, 20 Peck St., Attleboro followed by a funeral service immediately following visitation at 7 p.m. conducted by the Rev. Kenneth Boyle, Pastor of Canterbury Chapel of South Main Street in Attleboro. At the request of the family, burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers and those wishing to remember John in a special way, memorial contributions in his memory may be made to: The American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 or at: www.americanheart.org. An on-line guest book for remembrances and condolences may be found at: www.duffypoulecares.com. 

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