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Henry Charles Berube
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1932
Outaouais Region
Quebec, Canada
Death: Feb. 19, 2013
Onondaga County
New York, USA

Henry Charles Berube, 80, of Syracuse, passed away Tuesday at the VA Hospital surrounded by his family after fighting a tough battle with cancer.

Born November 1, 1932 to the late Omer and Yvonne (Gagnon) Berube from Hull, Canada, he attended St. Lucy's School. He proudly served in the US Navy during the Korean War aboard the USS Tarawa and USS Intrepid. Henry was employed by Western Union and was self employed as the owner and operator of Berube Taxi out of Hancock Airport. He also worked for various Syracuse Taxi Companies.

Henry was a proud, loving and generous grandfather and enjoyed spending time with them. He enjoyed crossword puzzles, scratch off lottery tickets, making Kilroy cards, preparing a gourmet meal and taking care of the stray animals in the neighborhood.

He is survived by his four sons, Michael Sr., Steven, Anthony and Kenneth; three daughters, Kim Sgroi, Tracy (Robert) Frier and Renee Merulla; 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; his former spouse and forever sweetheart, Janice; sisters, Rolanda Hewitt, Madeline York, Lucille Tammaro, Jeanine Sibble and Jeannette Schade; brothers, Paul, Raymond and Maurice; and daughters-in-law, Mary Jane Berube and Jill Patchen. He was predeceased by two grandsons, Steven II and Kenneth Jr. and siblings, Rodger and Gerald Berube and Yvette Gombash.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, 10 a.m. at Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home, Syracuse. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Onondaga Valley Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Friday, 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home, 4612 S. Salina Street. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Veterans Administration Medical Center, Attention: Voluntary Services, 800 Irving Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13210 and Upstate Cancer Center, 750 East Adams Street, CAB 326, Syracuse, New York 13210.

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Published in Syracuse Post Standard from February 20 to February 21, 2013 
Family links: 
  Omer Bérubé (1898 - ____)
  Yvonne Gagnon Berube (1902 - ____)
  Kenneth Charles Berube (1962 - 2013)*
  Madeline M Berube York (1924 - 2013)*
  Yvonne Berube Gombash (1929 - 2011)*
  Henry Charles Berube (1932 - 2013)
  Raymond A Berube (1933 - 2016)*
  Richard G. Berube (1937 - ____)*
  Jeanine Berube Sibble (1938 - 2017)*
  Gerald Charles Berube (1941 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Onondaga Valley Cemetery
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Plot: Sect 22 plot 140
Created by: unknown
Record added: Feb 21, 2013
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