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Date published: 2/27/2014

Emmett L. Berry

Emmett Loumell "Mel" Berry, 84, departed this life at his home in New York City on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.

He attended Caroline County public schools and graduated from Union High School in 1948.

He served in the military from 1951 to 1953 and was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army. He was a bus driver for the New York City Transit Authority, retiring after 30 years.

His wife, Dorothy E. Berry, preceded him in death on Jan. 5, 2014. He is survived by his stepson, Dino Gonzalez of Boston, Mass.; his brother, James E. Berry of Bowling Green; devoted niece Veronica Berry Henderson of Clinton, Md.; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A viewing will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at C.W. Edwards Funeral Home, 16476 Richmond Turnpike, Bowling Green.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 1, at Second Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 17247 New Baltimore Road, Milford, followed by a funeral at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Milford.

Online guest book is available at cwedwardsfuneral home.com.