- Local Guide
Burr Berringer Sr., 86, Rossiter, passed away Friday, March 9, 2012, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
He was born Dec. 7, 1925, in Rossiter, a son of the late Blair and Nellie (Smyers) Berringer.
He was married to Betty Lou (Mullins) Berringer, who preceded him in death Feb. 16, 2007.
Mr. Berringer was employed by I.A. Construction for 34 years before retiring. He was a lifetime member of the Punxsutawney Eagles and Moose.
He enjoyed camping, fishing and was an expert homemade wine maker.
Surviving relatives include two sons, Burr Berringer Jr. and wife Sue, and Bruce Berringer, all of Rossiter; a brother, Robert Berringer and wife Shirley of Marion Center; a sister, Fannie Pennington of Rossiter; three grandchildren, Michael Burr Berringer and wife Beth, Michelle Brink and husband Daniel, and Kelly Isenberg and husband Bill; six great-grandchildren, Kyler Berringer, Mesha Brink, Mikeelee Brink, Bronson Brink, Ashley Isenberg and Gavin Isenberg; a great-great-granddaughter, Isabella Isenberg; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Max Thomas Isenberg; three brothers, Alex Berringer, Joe Berringer and William Berringer; and four sisters, Hazel Neal, Lucinda Swanson, Della London and Mary Rethi.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March, 11, 2012, at McCabe Funeral Home in Punxsutawney.
Funeral arrangements are private for family.
Online condolences may be made at mccabefuneralhomes.com.