Evert C. Nyberg, 84, of 20 Elliott Street, Warren, Pa., died as the result of a fall at his residence on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at UPMC Hamot Medical Center.
Evert was born May 2, 1929, in Warren, Pa., the son of the late Werner and Helga Lundquist Nyberg. He lived his childhood in Irvine, and was a 1947 graduate of Youngsville High School. He then attended Coyne Electrical School in Chicago, Illinois.
Evert served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War as a Staff Sergeant of the 73rd Ordinance Supply Depot Co., in Yokohama, Japan.
Having moved to Warren in 1951, he was selfemployed as an excavation contractor since 1964. He was previously employed by Suppa and Ranson, Nelson and Ellberg and by Hunkin Conkey for four years, constructing the Kinzua Dam. He was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 66B for thirtythree years
He and his wife, Marilyn, who survives, are members of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church.
Among Evert's many interests, he loved being outdoors, camping for many years, with a permanent site at Red Oaks Campground in Scandia since the mid 1970's. He enjoyed caring for his home, loved his dogs, Jesse, Sadie, and Sophie, and he especially enjoyed his family. His hobbies included woodworking and cutting firewood.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn J. Pasquino Nyberg, whom he married July 28, 1951 at the Holy Redeemer R.C. Church; three sons, Terry C. Nyberg, Warren, David J. Nyberg and his wife, Kristine, Warren, and Randy J. Nyberg, Clearwater, FL; two sisters, Elsa Cottrell, Warren, Helen Clark, and her husband, Robert, Youngsville; three brothers, Henry Nyberg, N. Warren, and Donald Nyberg, and his wife, JoAnne, Carlisle, PA; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two sisters, Marion Wood and Verna Castano.
Friends will be received at the Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc., 1003 Penna. Ave. E., Warren, today, Thursday, October 17, from 5 to 8 pm. A Vigil Service will be held at 4:45 pm.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 600 Penn. Ave., W., Warren, on Friday, October 18, at 10:00 am, with Rev. Richard J. Toohey, pastor, officiating.
Burial will follow at the St. Joseph Cemetery, Warren.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Joseph's Church Building Fund, St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 600 Penn. Ave., W., Warren, Pa. 16365 or Paws Along The River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, Pa. 16365.