Danielle M. Derr, 55, of Berwick passed away Friday, December 10, 2021 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
Born July 1, 1966, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, she was the daughter of the late Gary E. Derr, Sr. and Sandra (Ruspi) Derr.
She is a graduate of Berwick High School and Bloomsburg University. Danielle was an 8th grade English teacher at the Berwick Area Middle School.
Danielle was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, National Education Association, Pennsylvania State Education Association, Berwick Area Education Association where she was a Council Representative for many years. She was also a lifetime member of ladies auxiliary of Nescopeck VFW, and a social member of Berwick Elk Lodge. She enjoyed reading, cooking, traveling the world, the sun, especially while laying on the beach or in the pool, and watching Jeopardy.
She is survived by five siblings; Gary Derr II of Duncannon; Chad Derr of Duncannon; Theresa Fallon of Blythewood, SC; Anne Rupp (husband Ryan) of Berwick; Nikki O’Dowd (husband Sean) of Savannah, GA; and stepmother Sylvia (DeGaetano) Derr, Berwick. Her many nieces and nephews were the light of her life.
She had many cousins and friends she considered as siblings and her colleagues were her family as well.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday December 18, 2021 at 11:00 am at St Joseph Catholic Church, 721 Monroe St. Berwick Pa. 18603, with Father William Barbee officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. Family will receive friends Friday December 17 from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm at the James L. Hinckley Jr. Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., and from 10:00 am until time of service at the Church.
Family and friends may send online condolences to jameslhinckleyjrfuneralhome.com. The James L. Hinckley Jr. Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., Berwick is entrusted with the arrangements.
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