Freemasons hold memorial for Berkey

Local masons hold memorial for long time member Scott Berkey who passed away Nov. 24.

Worshipful Brother Scott Ervin Berkey, who passed away suddenly on Thursday, Nov. 24 at the age of 59 years had been accepted as a Freemason in the Ashcroft Lodge of Freemasons on Oct, 18 1978 at age 26.

Scott became the Master of the Lodge in 1984 and was Master again in 1994. He had served the brotherhood in many leadership positions over the years.

Over 400 people from Cache Creek and various parts of British Columbia gathered in the Cache Creek Community Hall at 11 am on Thursday, Dec. 1 to join the Berkey family in expressing a tribute to Scott’s life.

At the request of the Berkey Family, 20 Masons conducted a Masonic Memorial Service in addition to the many tributes at the funeral service.

Gerry McRae

Zarthan Lodge, 105

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