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Donald C. Berg, 96

Donald C. Berg, 96

Donald C. Berg, 96, of Hendersonville died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at the Carolina Village Medical Center in Hendersonville.

Donald was born on March 6, 1918, in Madison, Wisc., to the late Ellis Berg and Clara Lundgren. He was preceeded in death by his son Thomas Berg, and brother Robert Berg.

At an early age Donald and his family moved to the Pittsburgh, Pa. area then later living in the Melville, NY area. He received his BS degree in Electrical Engineering from North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND. in 1942. Donald was employed at Westinghouse Electrical Corporation for 43 years.

He was a member of the Pinecrest Presbyterian Church, The Huntington NY. Board of Electrical Inspectors, the Presbyterian Church of Sweet Hollow in Mellville, NY. where he served on the Planning Committee to move the church to a new location, The Planning Council of Huntington, NY., President of the Sigma Phi Delta Fraternity at North Dakota State University in 1942, and was also a Boy Scout Leader.

Mr. Berg is survived by his loving wife of 72 years Dorothy P. Berg; Son Jim Berg and wife Doreen, Daughter in Law Joan Berg; Grandchildren David Berg, Robbie Berg, Steven Berg, and Cheryl Berg.

A Memorial Service was held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday October 14, 2014, at The Carolina Village with Reverend Rhett Carson officiating.

Memorial can be made to Four Seasons Hospice or Pinecrest Presbyterian Church both of Flat Rock, NC.

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting

Thos. Shepherd and Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center was in charge of arrangements.