GLENS FALLS — William F. Berg, 59, of Glens Falls, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, March 1, 2012, at Glens Falls Hospital.
Born Oct. 5, 1952, in Schenectady, he was the son of the late Thomas and Ann (Murphy) Berg.
A resident of Glens Falls for many decades, William grew up in Hadley-Luzerne and Corinth. He was a firefighter with Glens Falls for many years.
William was an active member of the community, involved in politics; running for local mayor and sheriff, determined to try and make a difference. He was a proud veteran who served in both the Air Force and the Army National Guard.
He had just returned to SUNY Adirondack for the Spring 2012 semester to further his education. William enjoyed the outdoors and lending neighbors a hand. He was an avid golfer and a
longtime train collector. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
His survivors include his two children, Travis Berg of South Glens Falls and Crystal Berg of Glens Falls; longtime companion, Yvonne Ferullo of Comstock; his grandchildren, Heaven Berg, Elizabeth Berg, Robert Berg, Ethan Ferullo and Isaac Ferullo; three sisters, Ann Parillo, Penelope Berg-Baker of Plattsburgh, and Dorothy Ann Berg-Copney of San Antonio, Texas; three brothers, Thomas Berg, Richard Berg of Vermont, and Eugene Berg of Vermont.
Service will be conducted at noon Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at Densmore Funeral Home Inc., 7 Sherman Ave., Corinth, with the Rev. Ron Allen officiating.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, at the funeral home, prior to the service.
Burial, with full military honors, will be at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Saratoga.