Dean E. BERGSTRESSER, Jr.
OBITUARY for DEAN E. BERGSTRESSER
BERGSTRESSER, JR., DEAN E. - Dean E. Bergstresser Jr., 78, of Port Royal, died at 7:45 p.m. Friday, March 28, 1997, in the emergency room at Lewistown Hospital. Born August 4, 1918 in Three Springs, he was a son of the late Dean E. Sr. and Mabel [Abbott] Bergstresser. His wife, Ethel [Madjeski] Bergstresser, died November 27, 1993.
He is survived by a number of nieces and nephews. He was the last of his immediate family, having been preceded in death by three brothers, Daniel S. Bergstresser, Theodore Bergstresser and Robert A. Bergstresser Sr., and three sisters, Louise Barner, Ruth Zendt and Dorothy Marie Hockenberry.
He retired from Sperry New Holland Farm Machinery Co. of New Holland in 1974 with 26 years of service as a sales representative. He had also worked as a chemist and supervisor at E. I. DuPont Demours & Co., Grasselli, NJ. He was a graduate of Port Royal High School and Shippensburg University. He was inducted into the Shippensburg University Athletic Hall of Fame in October of 1994. He was a member of Port Royal Lutheran Church, was a member and past president of Port Royal Lions, Club, a life member of BPOE Elks Lodge No. 663, Lewistown, member and past president of Lost Creek Golf Course and was a member of Friendship Fire Co., Port Royal. He had also served as a Port Royal Borough councilman and was a charter member of Port Royal Municipal Authority, with 39 years of service. On March 11, 1997, the Port Royal Borough's new water pollution control facility was named in his honor.
Services were held Tuesday at Port Royal Lutheran Church with Rev. Kathleen M. Kinney officiating. Interment was in New Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal. Rex Funeral Home, Port Royal, was in charge of arrangements.
(THE JUNIATA SENTINEL -- APRIL 2, 1997 -- MIFFLINTOWN, PA.)
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