Spr Hermas Augustin "Joe" Berry (Ret’d)

    • Spr Hermas Augustin "Joe" Berry (Ret’d)
    • RCE Badge circa 1937-52
    • Spr Hermas Augustin "Joe" Berry (Ret’d), 67-year Life member of the RCL

    We regret to advise of the death of Sapper Hermas Augustin "Joe" Berry (Ret’d) on 8 September 2013 at St. Joseph Manor in Elliot Lake, ON at the age of 91 years.

    Joe was born in St. Charles, ON. He was a veteran who served in the Royal Canadian Engineers during the Second World War. He enlisted in September 1942 and trained for over a year in Terrace, BC before being assigned to the 23rd Field Company. He went to England in July of 1943 and served until July 1946 when he was discharged.  After the war, he worked for Rio Algoma Mining Limited in Elliot Lake.  He was a 67-year Life Member of the Royal Canadian Legion Elliot Lake Branch #561.

    A funeral mass will be held at Paroisse Sainte Marie Church in Elliot Lake.  Donations may be made to the Cancer Society or Legion Poppy Fund.  {dcFeb2017gd}