BOARDMAN - James Joseph Berny, 60, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013.
He was born Oct. 7, 1953, in New York City, the son of Herman and Stella Berny.
Upon earning his medical doctorate, Jim joined the U.S. Army and completed his residency in anesthesiology. Dr. Berny founded his own anesthesia corporation, Columbiana Anesthesiology Consultants, and ended his career at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Hamot Hospital, in Erie, Pa.
Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Susan; four daughters, Kathleen Campopiano, Meghan Graham, Colleen Berny and Lauren Berny; two grandchildren; his mother; and a brother, Robert Berny.
He was preceded in death by his father.
The family will receive visitors from 2 to 6 p.m. today at Fox Funeral Home in Youngstown, where prayers for Jim will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, followed by an 11 a.m. resurrection Mass at St. Charles Borromeo Church.
Jim will be laid to rest in New York City where he will join his father in peace.