HELPER - Angelo Bera, age 75, passed away Dec. 1, 2008 in Price.
He was born Oct. 2, 1933 in Castle Gate to Mike and Josephine Duenes Bera. Married Joy Christensen Jan. 27, 1955 in Salt Lake City.
Angelo was a lifelong resident of Carbon County and honorary life member of Price Elks Lodge 1550.
He was a dedicated member of the United Mine Workers of America Local 1681, where he was the financial secretary for many years.
Angelo enjoyed hunting and fishing, but his passion was an extensive collection of model cars that he gathered from all over the country.
His first love was an 18-wheeler and his heart was that of a truck driver.
He was everyone's friend and everyone knew where they stood with Angelo. He always found a way to get the last word in.
Angelo was always loved and won't be forgotten.
Survived by his wife, Joy Bera, Helper; children, Denise Bera, Price; Brenda (Jason) Chambers, Wellington; Tammy (Drew) Demler, Logan; and Mike (Valarie) Bera, Price; brother and sister, Ruben Bera, and Erline (Dean) Denison, both of Price; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral service Thursday, Dec. 4, 11 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home of Price. Family will be at Mitchell's Thursday one hour prior to service. Interment Mountain View Cemetery, Helper.