Richard Henry Berghoff

  • Died: April 22, 2019
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Maplewood Park

4017 Maplecrest Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46815

Tel. (260) 426-9494

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Richard Henry Berghoff, 95, died on Monday, April 22, 2019. He graduated from Central Catholic High School, charter class of 1942. He served during World War II in Europe as a member of the infantry, 95th division. On September 25, 1948, he married Rita Ann Zurbuch. He served with the Saint Vincent DePaul Society at Saint Henry's Parish. He also volunteered at Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Mary's Soup Kitchen. Dick was an honorary life member of The Knights of Columbus, Council 451. He retired from Lincoln National Life Insurance Company after 41 years of service. After retirement, Dick and Rita enjoyed spending their winters in Tucson, Arizona. Surviving are his wife of 70 years, Rita; children, David (Theresa), Mary (Neil Meyer) Berghoff, Jane (Neville) Nason, Jerry (Stephanie), Tim (Kathy); nine grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry E. and Mary Corbett Berghoff; sister, Joan Jehl; and son, Dennis Berghoff. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00am on Friday, April 26, 2019 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1101 Lafayette St, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Calling will also be from 6-8pm on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at D.O. McComb and Sons, Maplewood Park, 4017 Maplecrest Rd., Fort Wayne. Entombment at Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Soup Kitchen. For online condolences, please visit www.mccombandsons.com.