Harold VanBergan

Harold F "Uncle Buck" VanBergan

June 30, 1936 - December 29, 2018
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Harold VanBergan, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Harold VanBergan

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Harold's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Harold's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


Harold F. "Uncle Buck" VanBergan, 82, of Pittsfield, MA, passed away December 29, 2018 at his home surrounded by family.

He was born in Pittsfield on June 30, 1936, the son of Roy and Hazel Glennon VanBergan.

Mr. VanBergan was a 1954 graduate of Pittsfield High School and a graduate of Berkshire Community College. He then joined the United States Army and was a Specialist 3rd Class.

He married the former Joan Vaccaro on February 8, 1958.

Mr. VanBergan worked for 30 plus years as a telephone engineer, having worked for MA Bell, New England Telephone and Verizon.

A communicant of the former Notre Dame Church, he also volunteered there and in his spare time enjoyed golfing and gardening. He was also an avid flyer in his younger years.

Mr. VanBergan leaves behind his loving wife of 60 years, Joan VanBergan of Pittsfield; He also leaves a nephew, Jack Francis, of Portsmouth Virginia, two nieces, Jill Bonacquisti and her husband Jeff, and Robin Cookis and her husband Mark, of Pittsfield, who he was a father to. He also leaves a great-nephew, Brian Bonacquisti, and three great-nieces, Alyssia Bonacquisti, Kendra Cookis, and Emma Cookis, who he was a grandfather to. He also leaves his sister in-law, Karen Kane, nephew, Bruce Eggleston, and several extended family members.

He was predeceased by a brother, Donald Eggleston.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Mr. Harold F. VanBergan will be held, Saturday, January 12, 2019, at 12:00 noon at DERY FUNERAL HOME with Rev. Michael F. Bernier, officiating. Calling hours will precede the service from 11 to 12pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Berkshire Humane Society, in care of the funeral home, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201.
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Harold F "Uncle Buck" VanBergan, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Harold

Service Details

  • Visitation

    January 12, 2019 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    January 12, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Dery Funeral Home
    54 Bradford Street
    PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    January 12, 2019 | 12:00pm
    January 12, 2019 12:00pm
    Dery Funeral Home
    54 Bradford Street
    PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Michael Bernier


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Harold here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Provide comfort for the family of Harold F "Uncle Buck" VanBergan by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: