Lisa Marie (Durham) BerkeyDecember 10, 1963 ~ September 28, 2017 (age 53)
Lisa Marie Durham Berkey, 53 of Brownsburg, passed away, September 28, 2017 in Brownsburg Health Care, Brownsburg, IN.
Lisa was born December 10, 1963 in Indianapolis, IN to Jack and Mary Durham. A 1982 graduate of Bethesda Christian School, she would go on to earn her Bachelor of Science degree in Education at the University of Indianapolis, in 1986. Following her graduation from the University of Indianapolis, she returned to teach at Bethesda Christian School for over thirty years. On July 21, 1990, she married the love of her life, Jeffery A. Berkey, a union that would last over 27 years until her passing, with him at her side as a loving caregiver.
In addition to her parents and husband, Lisa is survived by a sister, Lori Michelle (David) Stafford; nieces, Gillian and Hannah; nephew, Seth; brother-in-law, Greg (Ronda) Berkey; mother and father-in-law, Don and Judy Berkey; and her beloved fur-baby, Watson.
Friends and family will gather from 12 pm until 2 pm, Tuesday, October 3 at her church and teaching home, Bethesda Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow the visitation immediately at 2 pm. Following the funeral service, she will be laid to rest in the K of P Cemetery, Lizton.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial gifts be made to the Bethesda Christian School Scholarship Fund.
The family wishes to express deepest and sincere gratitude to the staff of Brownsburg Health Care (Particularly, Karla Bodie), Simon IU Cancer Center, Kindred Hospice, and the dedicated patient advocates of IU Health, Mary McDonald and Laura Standley.
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