January 31, 1958 ~ June 29, 2007
Berger, David (AKA: David Angelo Berger)
A former resident of Torrance died suddenly, June 29, 2007, at the age of 49, in his home in Santa Ana, CA. David was born one of four children in Chicago, IL on January 31, 1958 to Alvin Jerome Berger and Louise (Pressano) Berger. David attended Carl Schurz High School in Chicago, IL and later earned a business degree at Arapahoe Community College in Engelwood, CO. David will be remembered for his outgoing, sociable, and friendly personality, his great sense of humor, his kind, loving, caring, and compassionate, gentle spirit, and his love of all animals and nature. David was a hardworking man, who would lend a hand to anyone in need. David had endured many hardships and overcame many obstacles in his life and still he remained strong. He was a four year "colon cancer survivor". David "Dave" will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him and will be forever in our hearts. He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Marlayne Carroll Berger, his brothers and sisters-in-law, Allen (Dymph) Berger, Kenneth (Anita) Berger, and his sister and brother-in-law, Bonnie Berger & Kevin Hirasa. his nieces and nephews, Danielle & Nicolas Berger, Brianna, Erik, Martina, & Sophia Berger, his Aunt Claire Nappi, his Uncle Alfred Pressano, Uncle Tony Pressano, Uncle Charlie Boula and many cousins, and his two loyal companions, his Shih Tzu dogs, "Dani Boy" & "Lili Marlayne", all of whom he loved very much. A Memorial Mass in his honor will be held at the St. Lawrence Martyr Catholic Church in Redondo Beach, CA on Saturday, August 4, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. A reception to follow at the Rice Mortuary in Torrance, CA at 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Burial of cremains will be on a future date at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, CA. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Cancer Society.
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