Evan H. Berlin, 91, of Girard, passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at Pleasant Ridge Manor.
He was born on February 4, 1929 in New Lyme, Ohio, a son of the late Evan E. and Imogene (Howard) Berlin.
Evan graduated from the New Lyme High School. Following high school he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served his country during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged from the military and was employed at Pleasant Ridge Manor in the maintenance department. He later owned his own cleaning business (Dura Clean) and became a general contractor (Berlin Contracting) until his retirement.
Evan was a member of the Girard United Methodist Church and the Girard American Legion Post #494. He was an avid reader of all subjects and materials, and enjoyed word puzzles.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in 2019 by his wife of 57 years, Ruth (Veiger) Berlin; a son, Brian D. Berlin; stepsons; David and Stephen Watson and his sisters, Margaret Nyzen, Nancy Newton, Katie Hartz and Vangie, Ida Belle Wilhite and Beverly Jerome.
He will be deeply missed by his family, which include a daughter, Sheryl Fresch (Richard); sons, Daryl H. Berlin and Marty J. Berlin (Celeste); daughter, Melody E. Berlin; stepson, John D. Watson; eight grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
No calling hours will be observed.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Evan Berlin Memorial fund, C/O Edder Funeral Home Inc., 309 Main St. East, Girard, PA 16417
To send condolences visit edderfuneralhome.com
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Edder Funeral Home Inc., Girard
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Evan Berlin, please visit our floral store.