George Berg, 79

Jul 31, 2017

George B. Berg, 79, of Weymouth, died Friday, July 28, 2017 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He was the husband of Jean M. (Camuso) Berg. They had been married for 54 years.

Born in Boston, he was the son of the late George L. and Eileen (Hogan) Berg. A graduate of Christopher Columbus High School, he received his Bachelor’s Degree from Curry College in Milton, and his M.Ed. from Bridgewater State University.

Mr. Berg was the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) teacher and advisor at Hull High School for many years. He also served on the DECA Executive Committee and as treasurer for the organization. He also taught accounting at the former New England Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in Kenmore Square.

During the early 1980s, Mr. Berg was involved in the drum and bugle corps activity and was manager of the Alliance Drum and Bugle Corps of Greater Boston, along with his wife Jean, who fed the corps while traveling.

Affectionately known to his grandchildren as “Papa”, he enjoyed attending their sporting events, working in his yard, and attending to his koi pond.

Survivors include his wife, Jean; his three children, George A. Berg and his wife Linda of Weymouth, Anne Marie Berg of San Diego, CA, and Christopher W. Berg and his wife Kimberly of Marion; his sister, Arlene Berg Hall of Medway; and his grandchildren, Joshua, Daniel, Amanda, Meghan, and Gabriella. He was predeceased by his sisters, the late Lorraine Biagiotti and Rosemary Nash.

His funeral will be from the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home, North Weymouth, at 40 Sea Street (off Route 3A – Bicknell Square) on Wednesday, August 2 at 10 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart Church, 72 Washington Street, Weymouth, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Village Cemetery, Weymouth. Visiting hours will be Tuesday, August 1 from 4–8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Donations in his memory may be made to New England Wildlife Center, 500 Columbian Street, South Weymouth, MA 02190. See www.Keohane.com for directions and online condolences or call 781-335- 0045.

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