2010-10-07 / Obituaries

Kenneth W. Berkstresser

Hustontown, 47

Kenneth W. Berkstresser, 47, Hustontown, died Tuesday morning, September 28, 2010, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born August 21, 1963, in McConnellsburg, he was the son of Flora (Markle) Berkstresser.

He is survived by his mother of Hustontown, along with a maternal grandmother, Mary Markle of Breezewood; two brothers: William Berkstresser, Hustontown, and Donald Berkstresser, Breezewood; four sisters: Mrs. Kathy Swope and husband Garry, Wells Tannery; Mrs. Susan Thomas and husband Doug, Hustontown; Mrs. Shelley Miller and husband Max, Harrisonville; and Mrs. Betsy Northcraft and husband Dwayne, Waterfall; nine nieces and nephews and 10 great nieces and nephews.

He was of the Methodist faith.

He was a 1981 graduate of Forbes Road High School, Waterfall.

Last employed by Sander’s Construction, Harrisburg, he worked as a construction worker doing cement finishing and carpentry. In earlier years, he built houses for S&A Homes Inc.

He liked hunting, trapping, sports and especially enjoyed spending time with his nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 1, 2010, at Mountain Chapel Church, Breezewood. Pastor Ronald Hott officiated. Interment was made in Mountain Chapel Cemetery.

M.R. Brown Funeral Home, Hustontown, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hustontown Area Vol. Fire Co., P.O. Box 537, Hustontown, PA 17229.

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