Legacy Statement for Bob Berry


Watercolor Portrait by Bill Updegraff

Legacy Statement for Bob Berry

Bob Berry was born in Cape May Court House, New Jersey.  He retired after 35 years with United Parcel Service, starting as a part-time employee while in college loading trucks, and retiring as the Corporate Labor Health Care Manager responsible for the design, development, implementation, and negotiation of all union health care contracts for approximately 300,000 employees.  Bob’s professional affiliations include the National Business Group on Health; Cigna Board of Directors, Cigna Client Advisory Group, Aetna Client Advisory Group; President, Pennsylvania Business Health Care Coalition; Trustee Teamster Local 107 and 804.

Bob enjoyed fishing and boating among other hobbies.  He was an avid golf fan and worked at the Masters Golf Tournament from 2008 to 2019. Bob and Diane enjoyed traveling to Europe, the islands and the United States for many years. Bob also enjoyed spending time with his beloved Maltese, Jack. They attended the Lutheran Church By The Lake.  Bob and Diane have been advocates for the arts and have always shown great support and generosity to our local artists and the MACK community. Bob volunteered at the MACK since 2008 and served on the Board of Directors, most recently as Board president. 

He is survived by his wife Diane (nee Igielski), sister Robin Cole, sisters-in-law Janice Igielski, Joyce Sewell, Linda Igielski, brother -in-law Raymond Igielski, and several nieces and nephews.

MACK Gratitude Statement

The McCormick Arts Council at the Keturah (MACK):

On behalf of Bob Berry …

In grateful appreciation for your leadership, advocacy, and vision for our organization. The MACK is stronger and better able to serve our community thanks to the support Bob, and his wife Diane, has provided to our organization over the years. Bob first served on the MACK Board of Directors in 2008. Most recently, he served as our treasured MACK Board President and was a member of our MACK Founders Circle, DONOR25 and Legacy program. Under his leadership, we have developed our programs, achieved greater organization health and formed essential relationships to ensure the MACK can operate with the resources necessary to succeed. 

Thank you for all of our wonderful years together!