Obituary of Carl Thomas Berry Jr.
Carl T. Berry Jr., Age 80, of Waverly, NY, born June 6, 1942 in Lycoming County, PA, passed away surrounded by loving family on January 25, 2023. Carl was preceded in death by his father Carl T. Berry Sr., and mother Amanda Leona Solt, along with his first wife Sandra Lewis Berry, sisters-in-law; Carol Smith, Barb Richards, Glenna Forsyth, and Betty Lewis, brother-in-law Ken Lewis, grandson Thomas Dietterich, and beloved canine Hershey. Carl is survived by wife Shirley Crawford Berry of Waverly, NY; children Favorite Daughter Cheryl (Gene) Scaffe of Summerville SC with children Christopher (Savannah) Mood of Coleman, WI, Geoffrey (Sondra) Mood of Lynn Haven, FL, and Cassie Mood of Summerville, SC; Favorite Daughter Pam (Bob) Burns of Elmira, NY with children Kristen (Brian) Pellor of Elmira Heights, NY and Courtney (Jake) Brown of Elmira, NY; Favorite Daughter Kim Josephs of Laguna Hills, CA with children Jayden and Carson Josephs of Laguna Hills, CA; Favorite Daughter Heather (Tim) Scholl of Erin, NY with children Andy LaRock of Colorado Springs, CO and Brittany Austin of Erin, NY. Carl is also survived by step-daughters Sherry (Dave) Houck of Erin, NY with children Mindy (Dustin) Chilson of Erin, NY and Zachary Langan of Chesterfield, SC, and Wendy (Dave) Dietterich of Erin, NY. Carl is survived by great grandchildren Austin Mood, Peyton Mood, Parker Mood, Preston Mood, Jase Mood, Amari Mood, Leighton Pellor, Journey Pellor, Cambreigh Brown, and Oliver Chilson. Carl is also survived by his beloved pets Shelby and Stinky Miller. Carl is survived by brother Clint (Jane) Berry of Horseheads, NY, and sisters Lesley Grimes of Reno, NV, and Lynne Grimes of Willits, CA, sister and brother-in-law Sharon and Roger Smith, along with many cousins, nieces and nephews. Carl was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish, and sit on his porch and watch the wildlife. He especially enjoyed time with his grandchildren, where you would always see a big smile on his face. He loved the attention from his daughters who constantly competed for the title of Favorite Daughter by wearing Favorite Daughter shirts and pins, making signs, and sending him special gifts from their Favorite Daughter, including mugs, blankets, garden flags, ornaments, and even getting I Love You tattoos in his handwriting. Carl retired from Hardinge Brothers Inc. and for a few years enjoyed summers at Seneca Lake. The family would like to send a special thank you to the caring staff at Robert Packer Hospital and to special friends Terry and Marie for continued support. At Carl's request there will be no services. He will be laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery. Arrangements will be made by the Barber Funeral Home. Memorial donations are encouraged to a charity of one's choice, or just simply do an act of kindness for someone.
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