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John F. Berry

March 22, 1950 ~ March 9, 2018 (age 67)

Feeding Hills – John Francis Berry, 67, of Feeding Hills, passed away Friday March 9, 2018 at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. John was born in Hartford, CT, the son of the late John F. and Helen (Grabska) Berry. He graduated from Windsor, CT High School and went on to receive his Bachelor of Arts from AIC and Masters in Business Administration from Western New England College. John was the Sole Proprietor of Advanced Sales Resources. John was a man who lived every day exemplifying and setting an example of what it is to be a son, father, uncle, brother, grandfather, mentor, friend and above all, a loving and devoted husband. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Marie (Ruskowski) Berry; his children, Patrick Berry and his wife YuLim Berry, Kathleen Berry, Megan Berry–Martino and her husband Jason, Melissa Prussman and her husband David and Kristin O’Hare and her husband Patrick; his adored grandchildren, Olivia Nolan, Emma Grabiec, Tristan Berry, Liam Berry and Maggie O’Hare; his sisters, Carolyn Jodoin and Noreen Crosson and her husband Gary and by his nieces, MaryLynn Crosson-Stewart and her daughter Grace, and Suzanne Crosson. Family and friends are invited to meet for a period of visitation on Thursday March 15th, 2018 from 10:00am – 12:00noon at the Colonial Forastiere Funeral Home, 985 Main St., Agawam followed by a 12noon remembrance in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in John’s memory to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.

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