Gary A. VanDenBerg, age 81, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 after a short battle with cancer in Brooksville, FL. He was born on May 26, 1935 in Moline, MI. Gary was a Graduate of Grand Rapids Christian High School. He was in the HVAC business for more than 55 years and was the co-founder of HS/BuyVan Associates. Gary was a member of the Elks Lodge #274 and the Muskegon Chapter of Ambucs.
He is survived by his loving wife, Carol VanDenBerg; children, Sandra (Roger) Wiersma, Sheryl VanDenBerg, Garry (Shelly) VanDenBerg, Geoffrey VanDenBerg, William (Jill) Carson, Robert (Melissa) Carson; 11 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brothers, Dwayne “Duke” (Ruth) VanDenBerg and Al (Brenda) VanDenBerg. Gary was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Sharon.
A memorial service for Gary will be held on Monday, May 1, 2017, 11:00AM at Pinecrest Funeral Chapel, Spring Hill, FL and a memorial service and visitation on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at The Lee Chapel, 6291 S. Harvey St. (231-798-1100), Norton Shores, MI, at 11:00 AM with visitation an hour prior to services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the Guiding Light Mission or the charity of your choice. Feel free to share a memory with the family on Pinecrest's guest book page or at www.sytsemafh.com