Jay Freling Berger
August 23, 1934 ‒ December 06, 2019
Mount Liberty, Ohio
Jay Freling Berger, age 85, of Mount Liberty passed away on Friday, December 6, 2019 at the Morrow County Hospital.
He was born on August 23, 1934 in Mount Vernon, Ohio to the late Jay Frank Berger and Ethel Marie (Bishop) Beal. A born again believer since 1980, Jay had assisted Pastor Robert Adkins in revivals of Evangelist Clay Boomer in Ohio and Kentucky. Since 1999, Jay was quite involved in the outreach ministry of nursing and extended care facilities surrounding Knox County. He truly enjoyed his association and fellowship with all the residents, nurses, care givers and administration people. Jay was a member of the Willow Grove Advent Christian Church in Mount Liberty and was a veteran serving in the United States Army.
He is survived by his wife Betty Jean (Wilt) Berger; his sons, Jeff (Debbie) Berger, Aaron (Kristina) Berger, Myron (Stacey) Berger; step-sons, Dan (Leigh Galiardi) Wolfe; Mark Wolfe; his daughters, Angie (John) Schmitt, Sherrie (Dave) Adams; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; and his brother Vaun Berger.
In addition to his parents, Jay was preceded in death by his sons Kenneth and Bill Berger.
Friends may call on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home from 4PM-6PM. A service will be held on Wednesday, at the Willow Grove Advent Christian Church, beginning at 11AM with Pastor Chad Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Liberty Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Willow Grove Advent Christian Church, 7192 Columbus Rd., Centerburg, Ohio 43011. Or to, Knox County Animal Shelter, 285 Columbus Rd., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.
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