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Doren E. Berkheimer Sr

1930 - 2018

Doren E. Berkheimer Sr., 87, of Danville and formerly of Milton passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Maria Hall in Danville.

Born in Delaware Twp. Northumberland County, Pa on November 20, 1930, he was the son of the late Harvey and Maggie (McCain) Berkheimer. 

Doren was a 1950 graduate of Milton High School and had served in the US Army during the Korean War.

He had worked for AC & F in Milton and later retired after 34 years from Yorktowne Cabinetry in Mifflinburg.

He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Loyal Order of Moose VFW Post 1665 and the American Legion Post 71 all of Milton.

Doren is survived by his sister Betty Starr of Danville; his companion Freda Lisson of Danville; a son Doren Berkheimer Jr.; his companion’s children Becky Zimmerman of Millville, Joanne James of Northumberland, Vern Smedley of Danville and Fred Smedley of Danville; nine grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Ruth (Yeagle) Berkheimer, a son Robert Berkheimer and 10 brothers and sisters.

Friends and relatives will be received on Tuesday April 10 , 2018 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM at the Shaw Funeral Home 400 N. Front St. Milton.  Funeral services will begin at 1:00 with the Pastor Bill Renno officiating.  Burial with military honors will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Milton.

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