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Berry, John "Jack", passed away Thursday, March 15th surrounded by his loved ones. He displayed unwavering bravery, serving as a marine and a firefighter; he dedicated 32 years of his life to the Philadelphia Fire Department, where he earned the title of Battalion Chief. He was the loving husband of the late Sheila Berry (nee Meehan) for 46 years. He will be remembered as a strong, devoted and loving father of John, Stephen (Loretta), Sheila & Jill. He was affectionately known as "Chief" to his grandchildren, Ashley, Brittany, Kristina, Melissa, Stephen, Meghan, and Jack. He was also brother to the late Mary Moore (Jim) and Betty Slenn (Jack).Throughout his 81 years, his light, laughter, humor, wisdom, and immense courage has left a handprint on the hearts of all he encountered.

Family and friends are invited to Jack's Life Celebration, from 9:00am to 10:30am, Sat. March 24th at the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 5175 Cold Spring Creamery Rd., Doylestown, PA and to participate in his Funeral Mass at 11:00am. Interment will follow in St. John Neumann Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested in Jack's name to Firefighter's Local 22 Widow's Fund.

To share your fondest memories of Jack, please visit www.lifecelebration.com. Life Celebration services by Leaver/Cable of Buckingham.

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  • Firefighter's Local 22 Widow's Fund

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Leaver-Cable Funeral Home, Ltd.

4886 Old York Road
Quarry Rd
Buckingham, PA 18912
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