Obituary: Barry Bergman, Class of 1982

Posted by WPSDAA on Aug 8, 2018 in Obituary

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Barry Patrick Bergman, of Palm Bay, Florida, born on April 11, 1963 in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, to Virginia Bergman and Jack Bergman, passed away at age 55 on August 6, 2018 in Melbourne, Florida.

Barry graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf in 1985 and West Pennsylvania School for the Deaf for high school in 1982. He was in the Government industry at the Post Office as a Mail sorter until retiring in 2002.

Barry was married to Suzanne E. Bergman for 21 yrs. He was preceded in death by his brother, Steve M. Bergman; dog, Bebe; and cats, Rainbow and Angel. Barry is loved by his son, Austin P. Bergman; daughter, Amanda E. Bergman; stepson, Paul W. McBride; stepdaughter, Jennifer S. McBride; brother, Marc J. Bergman and his wife, Connie; niece, Amelia Bergman and Britta Bergman; and nephews, Eric Bergman and Ryan Bergman, uncles, aunts and cousins. He also leaves behind his adored cats, Blackie, Romo, Ella, Amor, and Bella.

He loved nature like beaches, collecting antiques, and gay prides.

The family invites donations in Barry’s name to Ascension Catholic Church- school and deaf ministry.

Friends and family members may attend the funeral mass, officiated by Father Leo, on Friday, August 17 at 11:00 a.m. at Ascension Catholic Church, 2950 N. Harbor City Blvd., Melbourne, Florida, 32935.

To support his funeral cost, visit their GoFundMe website.

Barry’s daughter, Amanda said:  As most of you know, Barry, my dad, passed away this past Monday morning. I can’t express how much of a great man he was. As a dad, husband, son, uncle, brother and friend. He never failed to make those around him smile. He was always the one to crack a joke. I used to think he was so tough on my brother and I but now I wish he was here so I could say thank you. Thank you for being my dad. Thank you for always being there for us. Thank you for being that ray of sunshine you was. Thank you for being you. He was caring, thoughtful, and just all around amazing. His death was very unexpected and we’re coming up really short in the amount we need to ensure he has a proper and beautiful service.

Our family appreciates any donation, prayers, support, and/or shares.

God bless everyone.

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