Isabel E. Berry
August 4, 1941 – October 9, 2019
Isabel Berry, 78, of Rices Landing, went to be with her Lord and Savior on October 9, 2019, in her home surrounded by her loving family, following a lengthy illness. She was born August 4, 1941, in Brownsville - a daughter of the late Andrew and Mary Horvath Wounick. Isabel was a 1959 graduate of Jefferson-Morgan Jr/Sr High School. For over thirty years, she owned and operated “Isabel’s Catering and Baked Goods”, managed the Deli/Bakery at the I.G.A. store in Waynesburg, was the pastry baker at Dolfi’s Restaurant in Masontown, as well as owner of “Berry’s, Home of the “Grannyburger” in Dry Tavern. Before her illness, Isabel was a member of the First Baptist Church and enjoyed visiting other local churches to share in worship services several times each month. Isabel continued to enjoy baking and cooking for her family and friends as her health permitted. She also enjoyed traveling and spending time in Florida with her daughter and grandchildren. On November 28, 1959, Isabel married her one true love, Emil “Hobo” Berry, with whom she was about to celebrate sixty years of marriage. Isabel is survived by her loving husband “Hobo”, her son – August “Junior” Berry (Rices Landing) and his wife, Beth, grandchildren – Annie (Houston, TX), Ariel (Rices Landing), Jesse (Austin, TX), her daughter – Isabel Sukijbumrung and her husband, Pakorn “Pawn”, grandchildren ¬– Andrew, Matthew, and Emilie Sukijbumrung (all of Tampa, Florida), brother-in-law – Irvin “Dump” Berry, sisters-in-law – Cora Rennie (Ohio), Valette Sankovich (Marianna), and Marie Haines (Rices Landing), as well as numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Isabel was preceded in death by her brother – John “JW” Wounick (Mill), Sister – Mary “sister” Makita (John), Niece – Isabel “Bell” Makita, and numerous other family members. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, October 11, 2019 and Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10 to 11:00 a.m., the hour of services in the Behm Funeral Homes, Inc., 1477 Jefferson Road, Jefferson, PA 15344, Gregory P. Rohanna, supervisor, with Pastor David McElroy officiating. Interment in Hewitt Cemetery, Rices Landing. Condolences may be expressed online at www.behm-funeralhomes.com.
- Visitation Friday, October 11, 2019
- Visitation Saturday, October 12, 2019
- Funeral Service Saturday, October 12, 2019
Isabel E. Berry
October 15, 2019
Sending my prayers and condolences to the entire family. Praying God provide mercy, grace and strength to comfort you during this very difficult time.Isabel (Suki), I love you dear friend.
Betty and Bill Teegarden
October 10, 2019
I loved Isabel. When she left Her job as a teachers aide at ECHO in Mather, she told me of the opening and I was hired to fill her position. She was always a good friend. Praying for the family.