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Tuesday, December 26th, 2006
Ray Berry
Celina native Ray Berry, 80, of Tiffin, died Dec. 23, 2006, at St. Vincent's Medical Center, Toledo.
He was born May 29, 1926, in Celina, to Cyril Oran and Daisy May Denney Berry. He married Marcia L. Berry, who survives at St. Francis Home, Tiffin.
Also surviving a son, Richard W. (Linda), Waterville; a daughter, Melinda S. (Rodney) Young, Tiffin; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother, Eugene M.
He was a meat cutter at Paul and Dick's grocery store, Tiffin, Foodtown grocery stores in Tiffin and Sandusky, and worked at Ace Hardware, Port Clinton. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in the Pacific Campaign. He attended The Ohio State University, playing for a season on the football team, and graduated with a degree in business from Miami Jacobs College, Dayton. He was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 402, and Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Masonic Lodge, all of Tiffin.
His wishes were to be cremated with no visitation or service. His ashes will be distributed in Lake Erie.
Contributions can be made to the Diabetes Foundation or Seneca Dialysis Unit.
Arrangements are by Engle-Shook Funeral Home, Tiffin.
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