Funeral Scheduled Today for WWII Vet, Cortlandt Manor Resident

Steven M. Berko, of Cortlandt Manor, died Thursday at the age of 90.

Editor's Note: The following obituary is from the   in Peekskill.


Steven M. Berko, 90, a resident of Cortlandt Manor, died Dec. 14, 2012.

He was a US Navy Veteran of WWII and a truck driver for Fleischmann’s/Nabisco Brands for 35 years. Berko was a member of the VFW Post #746 and the Elks BPOE Lodge #744.

He is survived by his wife, Marie Matthews Berko, daughters: Joanne (Kenneth) Zwick of Peekskill and Barbara (Richard) Boughton of Putnam Valley, stepchildren: Nancy Deceare, Joseph and James DiBari, 3 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

His first wife, Estelle, predeceased him in 1978. The family will receive friends on Sunday, December 16 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the E.O. Curry Funeral Home, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17 followed by interment at Assumption Cemetery, Cortlandt Manor. For online condolences or directions, please visit: www.eocurryfuneralhome.com.


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