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Joan Patricia Berk, age 86, a 25-year resident of the Mayfair Section of Philadelphia and formerly of the Kensington Section of Philadelphia died on January 14, 2023. She was the devoted wife of the late Louis W. Berk, Sr.

Born in Philadelphia, Joan was the daughter of the late Harry Foley and the late Rose Drobel Foley. She was also preceded in death by her sisters: Marian, Catherine, Dorothy, Rose Marie, Dolores and Mary and by her brothers: John and Robert.

Joan attended Little Flower High School.

She was a devoted wife, homemaker, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She was a member of St. Timothy’s Roman Catholic Church since 1998 and was a former member of Ascension of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church.
She especially enjoyed spending time with her dear friends; Cassie, Annie, Marie, Loretta and Rita.

She is survived by her loving children: Catherine Berk and Louis W., Jr. and his wife Michele A. Berk; brother Joseph Foley; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 AM on Saturday, January 21, 2023, St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church, 3001 Levick St., Philadelphia, where relatives and friends will be received from 9:30 am until the time of the mass. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church.

John F. Fluehr & Sons, Inc.

Funeral Home Serving Families Since 1898

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Philadelphia PA 19149


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