Oct. 12, 1965 Nov. 1, 2013
Robert A. Berry, 48, Altoona, passed away Friday morning after a brief battle with cancer at UPMC Altoona.
He was born in Altoona, son of Virginia (Dryburgh) Berry and the late James Edward Berry. He married Sylvana L. Sauer on Feb. 17, 2006, in Winchester, Va.
Surviving are his wife; two daughters: Jennifer (Justin) Fees and Melissa (Nicholas) Yon; a grandchild, Oliver David Koch; a sister, Judith Ann (Mark) Wyland; a brother, James Jr. (Brenda) two nieces: Hannah and Alizabeth; and a nephew, Mark Jr.
Robert was a 1984 graduate of Altoona Area High School and went to Triangle Technical School. He was an air conditioning and heating technician for Sheetz Distribution Center.
Robert was a member of Bavarian Aid Society and an avid Steelers fan. He enjoyed spending time with his family, hunting and riding his ATV and motorcycle.
Family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona. A 7 p.m. memorial service will be held Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at the funeral home, Pastor Rich Maher officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be sent to the American Cancer Society-Blair Unit-Central Region, 1004 N. Juniata St., Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.