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Nathan Edward Berry Obituary


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“i want to thank every one for your prayers phone calls and cards even the ones that continue to check up on me it is almost a year that my dad has...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: shakeya berry (kiki) - nw castle, DE

“Dear Peachy My deepest regret of your lost. Moochie was well respected and a decent person. I have good memories of him as a chidhood...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Efron (Dexter) - DE

“TO THE BERRY FAMILY, WE ARE SO SORRY TO HEAR OF MOOCHIE'S PASSING. I REMEMBER PLAYING SOFTBALL UNDER HIS COACHING. WE HAD SUCH GOOD TIMES AND HE...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: LINDA - NEW CASTLE, DE

“Dear Seth & Hunter Family, My deepest sympathy goes out to you during this very difficult time. I pray God sends his Angels of Comfort to you and...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Holstein Anderson, Jr. - DE

“To the Berry Family, I was a classmate of Moochie's up at DeLaWarr Hig School in the 70s. I remember his kindness and that big smile. He was a good...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Carol Wilmore-Holtmeyer - DE

“Prayers for the family, from crystal mack, thomas and maxine card. (sandy's daughter) ”
6 of 22 | Posted by: Crystal Mack - Houston, TX

“Peachie,Nancy and family I was truly saddened to hear of Moochie's passing. Please accept my most sincere condolences during this diffcult time.Trust...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Lisa Temple - New Castle, DE

“Peachie, Sorry to hear about the passing of Moochie. My prayers are with you and your family. May God bless you at this difficult time. ”
8 of 22 | Posted by: Chesteen - New Castle, DE

“Peachie, I'm sorry to hear about the passing of your brother. You and your family are in my prayers. Trust God in all situations. ”
9 of 22 | Posted by: Gail Wilson - New Castle,, DE

“So sorry to hear of the passing of Mooch. Mooch will always be remembered in my heart. Especially, the fond memories when he would play Santa Claus...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Judy Fisher - Bear, DE

“My prayers and condolences go to the Berry family. I went to DeLaWarr with Moochie and he was the sweetest man. The rest of my family knew him as...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Donna Clark - Nwark, DE

“Thoughts and Prayers to Tashia and Your Family, R.I.P. Moochie , You will be missed. ”
12 of 22 | Posted by: Paul Sayers H.T.F.C. - New Castle, DE

“To: The Berry & Lewis Families; We send our condolences to all of you. I remember "Moochie" when we lived in Oakmont. Everytime I would see him,...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Grace Prophet - Wilmington, DE

“To the Berry family, I was saddened to hear of Nathan's passing, we used to work together for the County. I will always remember his cheerful ways...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: E. M. SAUNDERS - Bear, DE

“Rest in peace Mooch. U will be sadly missed. U were like an uncle 2 us-family thru love. Noore pain. No more tears. U are in God's arms now. Rest. ”
15 of 22 | Posted by: Doni - Wilmington, DE

“I knew Moochie from Jr High and high school and am so sorry to hear of his passing. He was certainly as nice a person as I've ever met. It sounds...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Bill Newnam - DE

“Tashel, My thoughts and prayers are with you...Mooch was a kind and sweet person who will be missed... ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: Wanda - Newark, DE

“To the Family: May God continue to Bless and Keep You in His Tender Loving Care. Blessings and Love, Vivian Lea ”
18 of 22 | Posted by: Vivian Lea - Wilmington, DE

“My condolences to the family. We shared a lot of fun times at Brandywine. ”
19 of 22 | Posted by: Richard - Wilmington, DE

“I had heard Moochie was ill and am sorry to learn of his passing. My prayers are with the family. ”
20 of 22 | Posted by: Maxine Lyle - New Castle, DE

“My classmate and friend you will be missed. ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: diane turner rosario - DE

“I really miss Mr. Berry. Not hearing his bed go up and down, him yelling my name, taking him to his appointments, and many more memories. He is no...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Dajuna Rogers (Day Day) - smyrna, DE


Age 57, born December 12, 1954 was the son of the late Amanda Berry Selth and George Lewis, and was raised by his beloved step-father, the late Charles Selth. Mr. Berry departed this life peacefully on Fri., Nov., 2nd in Dover, DE. Affectionately called "Mooch" by many, was a graduate of DeLaWarr HS. Nathan retired from New Castle County Government after 30 years of service. Nathan was very active in the New Castle community and devoted his life to the Holloway Terrace Volunteer Fire Dept., where he was a lifetime member and the first african american to join. Mr. Berry was also an avid bowler and pool player who played on several bowling billard leagues throughout the community. Nathan was also a little leaque umpire for over 30 years. Nathan will be lovingly missed by his wife of 18 years, Tashel; daughter, Shakeya (KiKi); goddaughter, Ayrashae Sheridan; devoted sisters, Joyce Miller, Joan Hunter (Charles), Evelyn Selth, and Nancy Lewis; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Margaret and Edward Watson; one brother-in-law, Jamar Watson (Deja); one uncle, Charles Berry (Jean); two aunts, Phyllis and Hazel Berry, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Funeral, Sat., Nov. 10th, 9am at Ezion Fair Baptist Church, 1400 B. Street, Wilm, DE 19801. Viewing 8-9am. Burial, Gracelawn Memorial Park. In leiu of flowers, contributions can be made to The Holloway Terrace Volunteer Fire Dept.

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