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David L. Berninger

February 8, 2022


David L. “Super Dave” Berninger, 80, of Jersey Shore/Avis passed away Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at his residence.  He was born in Williamsport July 28, 1941 a son of George and Nellie (Howard) Berninger.  He was married to the former Mary J. Boatman who passed away in November of 2005.

David was employed early on life by Rayovac and retired in 2003 from Lonza as a controls specialist after many years of employment.  He was an avid golfer and bowler having won many trophies in both.  He also enjoyed sports, fishing crosswords and loved spending time with his family. 

His survivors include one daughter: Tami Petrus (Allen) of Watertown, N.Y.; a son David Berninger of Warrensville; Step- children: Barbara J. Holcomb, Christine Delaney, Robert Gardner (Dawn) all of Jersey Shore and his daughter in law Misty Berninger of Newville; grandchildren: Amber Goodbrod, Angela Petrus, Amelia Berninger, Kierstin Goodby, Joshua Goodbrod, Brandon Gardner, Nathan Delaney, Lee Petrus, Joey Petrus, Ethan Petrus; four great grandchildren: Aubree Fink, Chase Fink, Lydia Lockcuff and Camdyn Delaney, as well as siblings Kenneth, Sam, George, Charles, Jane and Sue.  He was predeceased by a son Michael Berninger (Misty) and a grandson Chad Gardner..

David’s Life Tribute Service will be held at 6pm Friday, February 11, 2022 at the Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home 1002 Allegheny Street Jersey Shore, PA 17740.  Interment will be at his family’s convenience in Jersey Shore Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 5:00 – 6:00 PM.  His family suggests contributions be made to the Clinton County SPCA 33 Mill Hill Road Lock Haven, PA 17745. To leave your fondest memories or condolences please visit

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